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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by Miguel A. Hernan, James M. Robins - Chapman & Hall/CRC
The book provides a cohesive presentation of concepts of, and methods for, causal inference. It will be of interest to anyone interested in causal inference, e.g., epidemiologists, statisticians, psychologists, economists, sociologists, and others.
by Ivan Lowe - scientificlanguage.com
The book begins by expanding on some of the basic concepts such data types and variables. The basic choice then is between the family of statistics which compares groups, and the family which studies associations or correlations.
by Jamie DeCoster - University of Alabama
It is important to know how to understand statistics so that we can make the proper judgments when a person presents us with an argument backed by data. Data are numbers with a context. We must always keep the meaning of our data in mind.
by Philip B. Stark - University of California, Berkeley
This text was written for an introductory class in Statistics for students in Business, Economics, or Social Science. This is the first and last class in Statistics. It also covers logic and reasoning at a level suitable for a general course.