The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0511074123
  • ISBN-13: 9780511074127
  • DDC: 519.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released December 2005
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Originally published in print format in 2002.

If you use statistics and need a useful, up-to-date, reliable sourcebook that provides simple definitions and explanations of statistical and statistics-related concepts, then look no further than this dictionary. Some 3500 terms are defined, a considerable increase over the first edition. They cover medical, survey, theoretical, applied statistics, etc. In addition, short biographies of over 100 important statisticians are included. The majority of definitions include a reference to a book or article where the user can seek an extended account of a term if required, and many are accompanied by graphical material to aid understanding.

Table of Contents

Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Preface.
Preface to Second Edition.
Acknowledgements.
Sources.
1: Aalen’s Linear Regression Model.
2: Abbot’s Formula.
3: ABC Method.
4: Absolute Deviation.
5: Absolute Risk.
6: Abundance Matrices.
7: Accelerated Failure Time Model.
8: Acceptable Risk.
9: Acceptance Region.
10: Acceptance-Rejection Algorithm.
11: Acceptance Sampling.
12: Accidentally Empty Cells.
13: Accrual Rate.
14: Accuracy.
15: ACE.
16: ACES.
17: ACF.
18: ACORN.
19: Acquiescence Bias.
20: Active Control Equivalence Studies (ACES).
21: Active Control Trials.
22: Active Life Expectancy (ALE).
23: Activ Stats.
24: Actuarial Estimator.
25: Actuarial Statistics.
26: Adaptive Cluster Sampling.
27: Adaptive Methods.
28: Adaptive Sampling Design.
29: Added Variable Plot.
30: Addition Rule for Probabilities.
31: Additive Clustering Model.
32: Additive Effect.
33: Additive Genetic Variance.
34: Additive Model.
35: Additive Outlier.
36: Additive Tree.
37: Adequate Subset.
38: Adjacency Matrix.
39: Adjusted Correlation Matrix.
40: Adjusted Treatment Means.
41: Adjusting for Baseline.
42: Admissibility.
43: Admixture in Human Populations.
44: Aetiological Fraction.
45: Affine Invariance.
46: Affine Transformation.
47: Age-Dependent Birth and Death Process.
48: Age Heaping.
49: Age-Period-Cohort Model.
50: Age-Specific Death Rates.
51: Age-Specific Failure Rate.
52: Age-Specific Incidence Rate.
53: Agglomerative Hierachical Clustering Methods.
54: Agresti’s α.
55: Agronomy Trials.
56: AI.
57: Aickin’s Measure of Agreement.
58: AID.
59: Aitchison Distributions.
60: Aitken, Alexander Craig (1895–1967).
61: Ajne’s Test.
62: Akaike’s Information Criterion.
63: ALE.
64: Algorithm.
65: Allele.
66: Allocation Ratio.
67: Allometry.
68: All Subsets Regression.
69: Almon Lag Technique.
70: Alpha(α).
71: Alpha Factoring.
72: Alpha Spending Function.
73: Alpha(α)-Trimmed Mean.
74: Alpha(α)-Winsorized Mean.
75: Alshuler’s Estimator.
76: Alternate Allocations.
77: Alternating Conditional Expectation (ACE).
78: Alternating Least Squares.
79: Alternating Logistic Regression.
80: Alternative Hypothesis.
81: Amersham Model.
82: AML.
83: Amplitude.
84: Analysis As-Randomized.
85: Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA).
86: Analysis of Dispersion.
87: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).
88: Ancillary Statistic.
89: ANCOVA.
90: Anderson-Darling Test.
91: Anderson-Gill Model.
92: Anderson, John Anthony (1939–1983).
93: Anderson, Oskar Nikolayevick (1887–1960).
94: Andrews’ Plots.
95: Angle Count Method.
96: Angler Survey.
97: Angular Histogram.
98: Angular Transformation.
99: Angular Uniform Distribution.
100: Annealing Algorithm.
101: ANOVA.
102: Ansari–Bradley Test.
103: Anscombe Residual.
104: Ante-Dependence Models.
105: Anthropometry.
106: Anti-Ranks.
107: A Posteriori Comparisons.
108: Apparent Error Rate.
109: Approximate Bootstrap Confidence (ABC) Method.
110: Approximation.
111: A Priori Comparisons.
112: Aranda-Ordaz Transformations.
113: Arbuthnot, John (1667-1735).
114: Archetypal Analysis.
115: Arc Sine Law.
116: Arc Sine Transformation.
117: ARE.
118: Area Sampling.
119: Area Under Curve (AUC).
120: Arfwedson Distribution.
121: ARIMA.
122: Arjas Plot.
123: ARMA.
124: Armitage-Doll Model.
125: Armitage-Hill Test.
126: Artificial Intelligence.
127: Artificial Neural Network.
128: Ascertainment Bias.
129: ASN.
130: As-Randomized Analysis.
131: Assignment Method.
132: Association.
133: Assortative Mating.
134: Assumptions.
135: Asymmetrical Distribution.
136: Asymmetric Maximum Likelihood (AML).
137: Asymmetric Proximity Matrices.
138: Asymptotically Unbiased Estimator.
139: Asymptotic Distribution.
140: Asymptotic Efficiency.
141: Asymptotic Method.
142: Asymptotic Relative Efficiency.
143: Atlas Mapping.
144: Attack Rate.
145: Attenuation.
146: Attributable Response Function.
147: Attributable Risk.
148: Attrition.
149: AUC.
150: Audit in Clinical Trials.
151: Audit Trail.
152: Autocorrelation.
153: Automatic Interaction Detector (AID).
154: Autoregressive Model.
155: Autoregressive Moving-Average Model.
156: Auxiliary Variable Techniques.
157: Available Case Analysis.
158: Average.
159: Average Age at Death.
160: Average Deviation.
161: Average Linkage.
162: Average Sample Number (ASN).
163: B632 Method.
164: Bk Method.
165: Babbage, Charles (1792–1871).
166: Back-Calculation.
167: Back-Projection.
168: Back-to-Back Stem-and-Leaf Plots.
169: Backward-Looking Study.
170: Backward Shift Operator.
171: Bagging.
172: Bagplot.
173: Balaam’s Design.
174: Balanced Design.
175: Balanced Incomplete Block Design.
176: Balanced Incomplete Repeated Measures Design (BIRMD).
177: Balanced Repeated Replication (BRR).
178: Balancing Score.
179: Ballot Theorem.
180: BAN.
181: Banach’s Match-Box Problem.
182: Bancroft, Theodore Alfonso (1907–1986).
183: Bar Chart.
184: Barrett and Marshall Model for Conception.
185: Bartholomew’s Likelihood Function.
186: Bartlett’s Adjustment Factor.
187: Bartlett’s Identity.
188: Bartlett’s Test for Eigenvalues.
189: Bartlett’s Test for Variances.
190: Baseline Balance.
191: Baseline Characteristics.