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Overview
Stats: Data and Models uses technology, innovative methods, and a sense of humor—maintaining core concepts, coverage, and most importantly, readability.
Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020)  Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780136880790
Subject: Statistics, Introductory
Category: Introductory Statistics
Table of contents
Index of Applications
I: EXPLORING AND UNDERSTANDING DATA
1. Stats Starts Here
1.1 What Is Statistics?
1.2 Data
1.3 Variables
1.4 Models
2. Displaying and Describing Data
2.1 Summarizing and Displaying a Categorical Variable
2.2 Displaying a Quantitative Variable
2.3 Shape
2.4 Center
2.5 Spread
3. Relationships Between Categorical Variables–Contingency Tables
3.1 Contingency Tables
3.2 Conditional Distributions
3.3 Displaying Contingency Tables
3.4 Three Categorical Variables
4. Understanding and Comparing Distributions
4.1 Displays for Comparing Groups
4.2 Outliers
4.3 ReExpressing Data: A First Look
5. The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and the Normal Model
5.1 Using the Standard Deviation to Standardize Values
5.2 Shifting and Scaling
5.3 Normal Models
5.4 Working with Normal Percentiles
5.5 Normal Probability Plots
Review of Part I: Exploring and Understanding Data
II. EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VARIABLES
6. Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation
6.1 Scatterplots
6.2 Correlation
6.3 Warning: Correlation ≠ Causation
*6.4 Straightening Scatterplots
7. Linear Regression
7.1 Least Squares: The Line of "Best Fit"
7.2 The Linear Model
7.3 Finding the Least Squares Line
7.4 Regression to the Mean
7.5 Examining the Residuals
7.6 R^{2}–The Variation Accounted for by the Model
7.7 Regression Assumptions and Conditions
8. Regression Wisdom
8.1 Examining Residuals
8.2 Extrapolation: Reaching Beyond the Data
8.3 Outliers, Leverage, and Influence
8.4 Lurking Variables and Causation
8.5 Working with Summary Values
*8.6 Straightening Scatterplots–The Three Goals
*8.7 Finding a Good ReExpression
9. Multiple Regression
9.1 What Is Multiple Regression?
9.2 Interpreting Multiple Regression Coefficients
9.3 The Multiple Regression Model–Assumptions and Conditions
9.4 Partial Regression Plots
*9.5 Indicator Variables
Review of Part II: Exploring Relationships Between Variables
III. GATHERING DATA
10. Sample Surveys
10.1 The Three Big Ideas of Sampling
10.2 Populations and Parameters
10.3 Simple Random Samples
10.4 Other Sampling Designs
10.5 From the Population to the Sample: You Can't Always Get What You Want
10.6 The Valid Survey
10.7 Common Sampling Mistakes, or How to Sample Badly
11. Experiments and Observational Studies
11.1 Observational Studies
11.2 Randomized, Comparative Experiments
11.3 The Four Principles of Experimental Design
11.4 Control Groups
11.5 Blocking
11.6 Confounding
Review of Part III: Gathering Data
IV. RANDOMNESS AND PROBABILITY
12. From Randomness to Probability
12.1 Random Phenomena
12.2 Modeling Probability
12.3 Formal Probability
13.Probability Rules!
13.1 The General Addition Rule
13.2 Conditional Probability and the General Multiplication Rule
13.3 Independence
13.4 Picturing Probability: Tables, Venn Diagrams, and Trees
13.5 Reversing the Conditioning and Bayes' Rule
14. Random Variables
14.1 Center: The Expected Value
14.2 Spread: The Standard Deviation
14.3 Shifting and Combining Random Variables
14.4 Continuous Random Variables
15. Probability Models
15.1 Bernoulli Trials
15.2 The Geometric Model
15.3 The Binomial Model
15.4 Approximating the Binomial with a Normal Model
15.5 The Continuity Correction
15.6 The Poisson Model
15.7 Other Continuous Random Variables: The Uniform and the Exponential
Review of Part IV: Randomness and Probability
V. INFERENCE FOR ONE PARAMETER
16. Sampling Distribution Models and Confidence Intervals for Proportions
16.1 The Sampling Distribution Model for a Proportion
16.2 When Does the Normal Model Work? Assumptions and Conditions
16.3 A Confidence Interval for a Proportion
16.4 Interpreting Confidence Intervals: What Does 95% Confidence Really Mean?
16.5 Margin of Error: Certainty vs. Precision
*16.6 Choosing the Sample Size
17. Confidence Intervals for Means
17.1 The Central Limit Theorem
17.2 A Confidence Interval for the Mean
17.3 Interpreting Confidence Intervals
*17.4 Picking Our Interval up by Our Bootstraps
17.5 Thoughts About Confidence Intervals
18. Testing Hypotheses
18.1 Hypotheses
18.2 PValues
18.3 The Reasoning of Hypothesis Testing
18.4 A Hypothesis Test for the Mean
18.5 Intervals and Tests
18.6 PValues and Decisions: What to Tell About a Hypothesis Test
19. More About Tests and Intervals
19.1 Interpreting PValues
19.2 Alpha Levels and Critical Values
19.3 Practical vs. Statistical Significance 19.4 Errors
Review of Part V: Inference for One Parameter
VI. INFERENCE FOR RELATIONSHIPS
20. Comparing Groups
20.1 A Confidence Interval for the Difference Between Two Proportions
20.2 Assumptions and Conditions for Comparing Proportions
20.3 The TwoSample zTest: Testing for the Difference Between Proportions
20.4 A Confidence Interval for the Difference Between Two Means
20.5 The TwoSample tTest: Testing for the Difference Between Two Means
*20.6 Randomization Tests and Confidence Intervals for Two Means
*20.7 Pooling
*20.8 The Standard Deviation of a Difference
21. Paired Samples and Blocks
21.1 Paired Data
21.2 The Paired tTest
21.3 Confidence Intervals for Matched Pairs
21.4 Blocking
22. Comparing Counts
22.1 GoodnessofFit Tests
22.2 ChiSquare Test of Homogeneity
22.3 Examining the Residuals
22.4 ChiSquare Test of Independence
23. Inferences for Regression
23.1 The Regression Model
23.2 Assumptions and Conditions
23.3 Regression Inference and Intuition
23.4 The Regression Table
23.5 Multiple Regression Inference
23.6 Confidence and Prediction Intervals
*23.7 Logistic Regression
*23.8 More About Regression
Review of Part VI: Inference for Relationships
VII. INFERENCE WHEN VARIABLES ARE RELATED
24. Multiple Regression Wisdom
24.1 Multiple Regression Inference
24.2 Comparing Multiple Regression Model
24.3 Indicators
24.4 Diagnosing Regression Models: Looking at the Cases
24.5 Building Multiple Regression Models
25. Analysis of Variance
25.1 Testing Whether the Means of Several Groups Are Equal
25.2 The ANOVA Table
25.3 Assumptions and Conditions
25.4 Comparing Means
25.5 ANOVA on Observational Data
26. Multifactor Analysis of Variance
26.1 A Two Factor ANOVA Model
26.2 Assumptions and Conditions
26.3 Interactions
27. Statistics and Data Science
27.1 Introduction to Data Mining
Review of Part VII: Inference When Variables Are Related
Parts I  V Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendices:
A. Answers
B. Credits
C. Indexes
D. Tables and Selected Formulas
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