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Author Klein, Grady.
Title The cartoon introduction to statistics / by Grady Klein and Alan Dabney, Ph. D.
Published New York : Hill and Wang, a Division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Book Cover
 Floor4  QA276 .K544 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 225 pages ; chiefly illustrated : 27 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Contents Introduction : they're everywhere... -- Gathering statistics. Numbers ; Random raw data ; Sorting ; Detective work ; Monster mistakes ; From samples to populations -- Hunting parameters. The central limit theorem ; Probabilities ; Inference ; Confidence ; They hate us ; Hypothesis testing ; Smackdown ; Flying pigs, drooling aliens, and firecrackers -- Conclusion: thinking like a statistician -- Appendix: the math cave.
Summary A journey into the world of big data introduces the methods used to produce numerical information with accessible coverage of such foundational concepts as sample sizes, standard deviation calculations, and the central limit theorem.
Subject Mathematical statistics -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Related Names Dabney, Alan, 1976-
ISBN 9780809033669 hardcover
0809033666 hardcover
9780809033591 trade pbk. alkaline paper
0809033593 trade pbk. alkaline paper
OCLC number 810772746