Introduction to Statistical Thinking
by Benjamin Yakir
Publisher: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2011
Number of pages: 324
This is an introduction to statistics, with R, without calculus. The target audience for this book is college students who are required to learn statistics, students with little background in mathematics and often no motivation to learn more.
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