Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics, 1st Edition

  • Yadolah Dodge
  • Editor: Ian Skoggard
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  • ISBN-10: 0387328335
  • ISBN-13: 9780387328331
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1242 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

This encyclopedia presents essential information about statistical tests, concepts, and analytical methods. It is written in language accessible to practitioners and students using statistics in medicine, engineering, physical science, life science, social science, and business/economics. The reference enables quick access to the tools of statistical methodology and to biographies of famous statisticians. The more than 500 entries include definitions, history, mathematical details, limitations, examples, references, and further readings. This reference will be an enduring resource for locating convenient overviews about this essential field of study.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Ian Skoggard

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Preface.
About the Author.
1: Acceptance Region.
2: Accuracy.
3: Algorithm.
4: Alternative Hypothesis.
5: Analysis of Binary Data.
6: Analysis of Categorical Data.
7: Analysis of Residuals.
8: Analysis of Variance.
9: Anderson, Oskar.
10: Anderson, Theodore W.
11: Anderson–Darling Test.
12: Arithmetic Mean.
13: Arithmetic Triangle.
14: Arma Models.
15: Arrangement.
16: Attributable Risk.
17: Autocorrelation.
18: Avoidable Risk.
19: Bar Chart.
20: Barnard, George A.
21: Bayes’ Theorem.
22: Bayes, Thomas.
23: Bayesian Statistics.
24: Bernoulli Distribution.
25: Bernoulli Family.
26: Bernoulli, Jakob.
27: Bernoulli Trial.
28: Bernoulli’s Theorem.
29: Beta Distribution.
30: Bias.
31: Bienaymé, Irénée–Jules.
32: Binary Data.
33: Binomial.
34: Binomial Distribution.
35: Binomial Table.
36: Binomial Test.
37: Biostatistics.
38: Block.
39: Bonferroni, Carlo E.
40: Bootstrap.
41: Boscovich, Roger J.
42: Box, E.P. George.
43: Box Plot.
44: Categorical Data.
45: Category.
46: Cauchy Distribution.
47: Causal Epidemiology.
48: Cause and Effect in Epidemiology.
49: Census.
50: Central Limit Theorem.
51: Chebyshev, Pafnutii Lvovich.
52: Chi–Square Distance.
53: Chi–Square Distribution.
54: Chi–Square Goodness of Fit Test.
55: Chi–Square Table.
56: Chi–Square Test.
57: Chi–Square Test of Independence.
58: Classification.
59: Cluster Analysis.
60: Cluster Sampling.
61: Coefficient of Determination.
62: Coefficient of Kurtosis.
63: Coefficient of Skewness.
64: Coefficient of Variation.
65: Collinearity.
66: Combination.
67: Combinatory Analysis.
68: Compatibility.
69: Complementary.
70: Complete Linkage Method.
71: Completely Randomized Design.
72: Composite Index Number.
73: Conditional Probability.
74: Confidence Interval.
75: Confidence Level.
76: Contingency Table.
77: Continuous Distribution Function.
78: Continuous Probability Distribution.
79: Contrast.
80: Convergence.
81: Convergence Theorem.
82: Correlation Coefficient.
83: Correspondence Analysis.
84: Covariance.
85: Covariance Analysis.
86: Covariation.
87: Cox, David R.
88: Cox, Mary Gertrude.
89: Cp Criterion.
90: Cramér, Harald.
91: Criterion of Total Mean Squared Error.
92: Critical Value.
93: Cyclical Fluctuation.
94: Daniels, Henry E.
95: Data.
96: Data Analysis.
97: Data Collection.
98: Decile.
99: Degree of Freedom.
100: Deming, W. Edwards.
101: Demography.
102: Dendrogram.
103: Density Function.
104: Dependence.
105: Dependent Variable.
106: Descriptive Epidemiology.
107: Descriptive Statistics.
108: Design of Experiments.
109: Determinant.
110: Deviation.
111: Dichotomous Variable.
112: Dichotomy.
113: Discrete Distribution Function.
114: Discrete Probability Distribution.
115: Discrete Uniform Distribution.
116: Distance.
117: Distance Table.
118: Distribution Function.
119: Dot Plot.
120: Durbin–Watson Test.
121: Econometrics.
122: Edgeworth, Francis Y.
123: Efron, Bradley.
124: Eigenvalue.
125: Eigenvector.
126: Epidemiology.
127: Error.
128: Estimation.
129: Estimator.
130: Event.
131: Expected Value.
132: Experiment.
133: Experimental Unit.
134: Exploratory Data Analysis.
135: Exponential Distribution.
136: Extrapolation.
137: Factor.
138: Factor Level.
139: Factorial Axis.
140: Factorial Experiment.
141: Fisher Distribution.
142: Fisher Index.
143: Fisher, Irving.
144: Fisher, Ronald Aylmer.
145: Fisher Table.
146: Fisher Test.
147: Forecasting.
148: Fractional Factorial Design.
149: Frequency.
150: Frequency Curve.
151: Frequency Distribution.
152: Frequency Polygon.
153: Frequency Table.
154: Galton, Francis.
155: Gamma Distribution.
156: Gauss, Carl Friedrich.
157: Gauss–Markov Theorem.
158: Generalized Inverse.
159: Generalized Linear Regression.
160: Generation of Random Numbers.
161: Genetic Statistics.
162: Geometric Distribution.
163: Geometric Mean.
164: Geometric Standard Deviation.
165: Geostatistics.
166: Gini, Corrado.
167: Gini Index.
168: Goodness of Fit Test.
169: Gosset, William Sealy.
170: Graeco-Latin Square Design.
171: Graphical Representation.
172: Hájek, Jaroslav.
173: Harmonic Mean.
174: Hat Matrix.
175: Histogram.
176: Homogeneity Test.
177: Hotelling, Harold.
178: Huber, Peter J.
179: Hypergeometric Distribution.
180: Hypothesis.
181: Hypothesis Testing.
182: Incidence Rate.
183: Independence.
184: Independent Variable.
185: Index Number.
186: Indicator.
187: Inertia.
188: Inertia Matrix.
189: Inference.
190: Inferential Statistics.
191: Inner Product.
192: Interaction.
193: Interquartile Range.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Preface.
About the Author.
1: Acceptance Region.
2: Accuracy.
3: Algorithm.
4: Alternative Hypothesis.
5: Analysis of Binary Data.
6: Analysis of Categorical Data.
7: Analysis of Residuals.
8: Analysis of Variance.
9: Anderson, Oskar.
10: Anderson, Theodore W.
11: Anderson–Darling Test.
12: Arithmetic Mean.
13: Arithmetic Triangle.
14: Arma Models.
15: Arrangement.
16: Attributable Risk.
17: Autocorrelation.
18: Avoidable Risk.
19: Bar Chart.
20: Barnard, George A.
21: Bayes’ Theorem.
22: Bayes, Thomas.
23: Bayesian Statistics.
24: Bernoulli Distribution.
25: Bernoulli Family.
26: Bernoulli, Jakob.
27: Bernoulli Trial.
28: Bernoulli’s Theorem.
29: Beta Distribution.
30: Bias.
31: Bienaymé, Irénée–Jules.
32: Binary Data.
33: Binomial.
34: Binomial Distribution.
35: Binomial Table.
36: Binomial Test.
37: Biostatistics.
38: Block.
39: Bonferroni, Carlo E.
40: Bootstrap.
41: Boscovich, Roger J.
42: Box, E.P. George.
43: Box Plot.
44: Categorical Data.
45: Category.
46: Cauchy Distribution.
47: Causal Epidemiology.
48: Cause and Effect in Epidemiology.
49: Census.
50: Central Limit Theorem.
51: Chebyshev, Pafnutii Lvovich.
52: Chi–Square Distance.
53: Chi–Square Distribution.
54: Chi–Square Goodness of Fit Test.
55: Chi–Square Table.
56: Chi–Square Test.
57: Chi–Square Test of Independence.
58: Classification.
59: Cluster Analysis.
60: Cluster Sampling.
61: Coefficient of Determination.
62: Coefficient of Kurtosis.
63: Coefficient of Skewness.
64: Coefficient of Variation.
65: Collinearity.
66: Combination.
67: Combinatory Analysis.
68: Compatibility.
69: Complementary.
70: Complete Linkage Method.
71: Completely Randomized Design.
72: Composite Index Number.
73: Conditional Probability.
74: Confidence Interval.
75: Confidence Level.
76: Contingency Table.
77: Continuous Distribution Function.
78: Continuous Probability Distribution.
79: Contrast.
80: Convergence.
81: Convergence Theorem.
82: Correlation Coefficient.
83: Correspondence Analysis.
84: Covariance.
85: Covariance Analysis.
86: Covariation.
87: Cox, David R.
88: Cox, Mary Gertrude.
89: Cp Criterion.
90: Cramér, Harald.
91: Criterion of Total Mean Squared Error.
92: Critical Value.
93: Cyclical Fluctuation.
94: Daniels, Henry E.
95: Data.
96: Data Analysis.
97: Data Collection.
98: Decile.
99: Degree of Freedom.
100: Deming, W. Edwards.
101: Demography.
102: Dendrogram.
103: Density Function.
104: Dependence.
105: Dependent Variable.
106: Descriptive Epidemiology.
107: Descriptive Statistics.
108: Design of Experiments.
109: Determinant.
110: Deviation.
111: Dichotomous Variable.
112: Dichotomy.
113: Discrete Distribution Function.
114: Discrete Probability Distribution.
115: Discrete Uniform Distribution.
116: Distance.
117: Distance Table.
118: Distribution Function.
119: Dot Plot.
120: Durbin–Watson Test.
121: Econometrics.
122: Edgeworth, Francis Y.
123: Efron, Bradley.
124: Eigenvalue.
125: Eigenvector.
126: Epidemiology.
127: Error.
128: Estimation.
129: Estimator.
130: Event.
131: Expected Value.
132: Experiment.
133: Experimental Unit.
134: Exploratory Data Analysis.
135: Exponential Distribution.
136: Extrapolation.
137: Factor.
138: Factor Level.
139: Factorial Axis.
140: Factorial Experiment.
141: Fisher Distribution.
142: Fisher Index.
143: Fisher, Irving.
144: Fisher, Ronald Aylmer.
145: Fisher Table.
146: Fisher Test.
147: Forecasting.
148: Fractional Factorial Design.
149: Frequency.
150: Frequency Curve.
151: Frequency Distribution.
152: Frequency Polygon.
153: Frequency Table.
154: Galton, Francis.
155: Gamma Distribution.
156: Gauss, Carl Friedrich.
157: Gauss–Markov Theorem.
158: Generalized Inverse.
159: Generalized Linear Regression.
160: Generation of Random Numbers.
161: Genetic Statistics.
162: Geometric Distribution.
163: Geometric Mean.
164: Geometric Standard Deviation.
165: Geostatistics.
166: Gini, Corrado.
167: Gini Index.
168: Goodness of Fit Test.
169: Gosset, William Sealy.
170: Graeco-Latin Square Design.
171: Graphical Representation.
172: Hájek, Jaroslav.
173: Harmonic Mean.
174: Hat Matrix.
175: Histogram.
176: Homogeneity Test.
177: Hotelling, Harold.
178: Huber, Peter J.
179: Hypergeometric Distribution.
180: Hypothesis.
181: Hypothesis Testing.
182: Incidence Rate.
183: Independence.
184: Independent Variable.
185: Index Number.
186: Indicator.
187: Inertia.
188: Inertia Matrix.
189: Inference.
190: Inferential Statistics.
191: Inner Product.
192: Interaction.
193: Interquartile Range.