The topics of this text line up closely with traditional teaching progression; however, the book also highlights computer-intensive approaches to motivate the more traditional approach.
Author: John Verzani
Publisher: CRC Press
The second edition of a bestselling textbook, Using R for Introductory Statistics guides students through the basics of R, helping them overcome the sometimes steep learning curve. The author does this by breaking the material down into small, task-oriented steps. The second edition maintains the features that made the first edition so popular, while updating data, examples, and changes to R in line with the current version. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Increased emphasis on more idiomatic R provides a grounding in the functionality of base R. Discussions of the use of RStudio helps new R users avoid as many pitfalls as possible. Use of knitr package makes code easier to read and therefore easier to reason about. Additional information on computer-intensive approaches motivates the traditional approach. Updated examples and data make the information current and topical. The book has an accompanying package, UsingR, available from CRAN, R’s repository of user-contributed packages. The package contains the data sets mentioned in the text (data(package="UsingR")), answers to selected problems (answers()), a few demonstrations (demo()), the errata (errata()), and sample code from the text. The topics of this text line up closely with traditional teaching progression; however, the book also highlights computer-intensive approaches to motivate the more traditional approach. The authors emphasize realistic data and examples and rely on visualization techniques to gather insight. They introduce statistics and R seamlessly, giving students the tools they need to use R and the information they need to navigate the sometimes complex world of statistical computing.
This is an ideal text for integrating the study of statistics with a powerful computational tool.
Author: John Verzani
Publisher: CRC Press
The cost of statistical computing software has precluded many universities from installing these valuable computational and analytical tools. R, a powerful open-source software package, was created in response to this issue. It has enjoyed explosive growth since its introduction, owing to its coherence, flexibility, and free availability. While it is a valuable tool for students who are first learning statistics, proper introductory materials are needed for its adoption. Using R for Introductory Statistics fills this gap in the literature, making the software accessible to the introductory student. The author presents a self-contained treatment of statistical topics and the intricacies of the R software. The pacing is such that students are able to master data manipulation and exploration before diving into more advanced statistical concepts. The book treats exploratory data analysis with more attention than is typical, includes a chapter on simulation, and provides a unified approach to linear models. This text lays the foundation for further study and development in statistics using R. Appendices cover installation, graphical user interfaces, and teaching with R, as well as information on writing functions and producing graphics. This is an ideal text for integrating the study of statistics with a powerful computational tool.
Continuity of Examples--A master data set containing nearly all of the data used in the book's examples is introduced at the beginning of the text. This ensures continuity in the examples used across the text.
Author: William B. Ware
"This comprehensive and uniquely organized text is aimed at undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences. The focus throughout is more on conceptual understanding, the attainment of statistical literacy and thinking than on learning a set of tools and procedures. An organizational scheme built around common issues and problems rather than statistical techniques allows students to understand the conceptual nature of statistical procedures and to focus more on cases and examples of analysis. Whenever possible, presentations contain explanations of the underlying reasons behind a technique. Importantly, this is one of the first statistics texts in the social sciences using R as the principal statistical package. Key features include the following. Conceptual Focus--The focus throughout is more on conceptual understanding and attainment of statistical literacy and thinking than on learning a set of tools and procedures. Problems and Cases--Chapters and sections open with examples of situations related to the forthcoming issues, and major sections ends with a case study. For example, after the section on describing relationships between variables, there is a worked case that demonstrates the analyses, presents computer output, and leads the student through an interpretation of that output. Continuity of Examples--A master data set containing nearly all of the data used in the book's examples is introduced at the beginning of the text. This ensures continuity in the examples used across the text. Companion Website--A companion website contains instructions on how to use R, SAS, and SPSS to solve the end-of-chapter exercises and offers additional exercises. Field Tested--The manuscript has been field tested for three years at two leading institutions"--
This book provides an elementary-level introduction to R, targeting both non-statistician scientists in various fields and students of statistics.
Author: Peter Dalgaard
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book provides an elementary-level introduction to R, targeting both non-statistician scientists in various fields and students of statistics. The main mode of presentation is via code examples with liberal commenting of the code and the output, from the computational as well as the statistical viewpoint. Brief sections introduce the statistical methods before they are used. A supplementary R package can be downloaded and contains the data sets. All examples are directly runnable and all graphics in the text are generated from the examples. The statistical methodology covered includes statistical standard distributions, one- and two-sample tests with continuous data, regression analysis, one-and two-way analysis of variance, regression analysis, analysis of tabular data, and sample size calculations. In addition, the last four chapters contain introductions to multiple linear regression analysis, linear models in general, logistic regression, and survival analysis.
This book was written to provide resource materials for teachers to use in their introductory or intermediate statistics class.
Author: Randall Schumacker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book was written to provide resource materials for teachers to use in their introductory or intermediate statistics class. The chapter content is ordered along the lines of many popular statistics books so it should be easy to supplement the content and exercises with class lecture materials. The book contains R script programs to demonstrate important topics and concepts covered in a statistics course, including probability, random sampling, population distribution types, role of the Central Limit Theorem, creation of sampling distributions for statistics, and more. The chapters contain T/F quizzes to test basic knowledge of the topics covered. In addition, the book chapters contain numerous exercises with answers or solutions to the exercises provided. The chapter exercises reinforce an understanding of the statistical concepts presented in the chapters. An instructor can select any of the supplemental materials to enhance lectures and/or provide additional coverage of concepts and topics in their statistics book.
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Author: Darrin Thomas
Statistics is a challenging subject. Add to this the challenge of computer coding and many would be ready to give up. In this text, Darrin Thomas explains basic concepts of statistics within the framework of using R. The blending of statistics and computer coding has quickly become a standard in research to in both academia and industry. As such, the concepts in this text are pertinent for the 21 st century.
"...I know of no better book of its kind..." (Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Vol 169 (1), January 2006) A revised and updated edition of this bestselling introductory textbook to statistical analysis using the leading free ...
Author: Michael J. Crawley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
"...I know of no better book of its kind..." (Journal ofthe Royal Statistical Society, Vol 169 (1), January2006) A revised and updated edition of this bestselling introductorytextbook to statistical analysis using the leading free softwarepackage R This new edition of a bestselling title offers a conciseintroduction to a broad array of statistical methods, at a levelthat is elementary enough to appeal to a wide range ofdisciplines. Step-by-step instructions help thenon-statistician to fully understand the methodology. Thebook covers the full range of statistical techniques likely to beneeded to analyse the data from research projects, includingelementary material like t--tests and chi--squared tests,intermediate methods like regression and analysis of variance, andmore advanced techniques like generalized linear modelling. Includes numerous worked examples and exercises within eachchapter.
For learning statistics, a great choice is Using R for Introductory Statistics by John
Verzani (Chapman & Hall/CRC). It teaches statistics and R together, giving you
the necessary computer skills to apply the statistical methods. Increasingly ...
Author: Paul Teetor
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
With more than 200 practical recipes, this book helps you perform data analysis with R quickly and efficiently. The R language provides everything you need to do statistical work, but its structure can be difficult to master. This collection of concise, task-oriented recipes makes you productive with R immediately, with solutions ranging from basic tasks to input and output, general statistics, graphics, and linear regression. Each recipe addresses a specific problem, with a discussion that explains the solution and offers insight into how it works. If you’re a beginner, R Cookbook will help get you started. If you’re an experienced data programmer, it will jog your memory and expand your horizons. You’ll get the job done faster and learn more about R in the process. Create vectors, handle variables, and perform other basic functions Input and output data Tackle data structures such as matrices, lists, factors, and data frames Work with probability, probability distributions, and random variables Calculate statistics and confidence intervals, and perform statistical tests Create a variety of graphic displays Build statistical models with linear regressions and analysis of variance (ANOVA) Explore advanced statistical techniques, such as finding clusters in your data "Wonderfully readable, R Cookbook serves not only as a solutions manual of sorts, but as a truly enjoyable way to explore the R language—one practical example at a time."—Jeffrey Ryan, software consultant and R package author
Given this book's accessibility, fun spirit, and use of bizarre real-world research it should be essential for anyone wanting to learn about statistics using the freely-available R software.
Author: Andy Field
Lecturers - request an e-inspection copy of this text or contact your local SAGE representative to discuss your course needs. Watch Andy Field's introductory video to Discovering Statistics Using R Keeping the uniquely humorous and self-deprecating style that has made students across the world fall in love with Andy Field's books, Discovering Statistics Using R takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using R, a free, flexible and dynamically changing software tool for data analysis that is becoming increasingly popular across the social and behavioural sciences throughout the world. The journey begins by explaining basic statistical and research concepts before a guided tour of the R software environment. Next you discover the importance of exploring and graphing data, before moving onto statistical tests that are the foundations of the rest of the book (for example correlation and regression). You will then stride confidently into intermediate level analyses such as ANOVA, before ending your journey with advanced techniques such as MANOVA and multilevel models. Although there is enough theory to help you gain the necessary conceptual understanding of what you're doing, the emphasis is on applying what you learn to playful and real-world examples that should make the experience more fun than you might expect. Like its sister textbooks, Discovering Statistics Using R is written in an irreverent style and follows the same ground-breaking structure and pedagogical approach. The core material is augmented by a cast of characters to help the reader on their way, together with hundreds of examples, self-assessment tests to consolidate knowledge, and additional website material for those wanting to learn more. Given this book's accessibility, fun spirit, and use of bizarre real-world research it should be essential for anyone wanting to learn about statistics using the freely-available R software.
Health Science Statistics using R and R Commander has been written for students, researchers and professionals who need a practical guide to the subject.
Author: Robin Beaumont
Publisher: Scion Pub Limited
Health Science Statistics using R and R Commander has been written for students, researchers and professionals who need a practical guide to the subject. It is a comprehensive introduction to statistics in the health sciences combined with a hands-on practical guide to R (and related free software).
R Field A, Miles J, Field Z. Discovering Statistics Using R. Thousand Oaks, CA:
Sage; 2012. Verzani J. Using R for Introductory Statistics. Boca Raton, FL:
Chapman & Hall/CRC; 2005. General Bentley PJ. Digitized: the Science of
Author: Stephen McKenzie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Vital Statistics: an introduction to health science statistics e-book is a new Australian publication. This textbook draws on real world, health-related and local examples, with a broad appeal to the Health Sciences student. It demonstrates how an understanding of statistics is useful in the real world, as well as in statistics exams. Vital Statistics: an introduction to health science statistics e-book is a relatively easy-to-read book that will painlessly introduce or re-introduce you to the statistical basics before guiding you through more demanding statistical challenges. Written in recognition of Health Sciences courses which require knowledge of statistical literacy, this book guides the reader to an understanding of why, as well as how and when to use statistics. It explores: How data relates to information, and how information relates to knowledge How to use statistics to distinguish information from disinformation The importance of probability, in statistics and in life That inferential statistics allow us to infer from samples to populations, and how useful such inferences can be How to appropriately apply and interpret statistical measures of difference and association How qualitative and quantitative methods differ, and when it’s appropriate to use each The special statistical needs of the health sciences, and some especially health science relevant statistics The vital importance of computers in the statistical analysis of data, and gives an overview of the most commonly used analyses Real-life local examples of health statistics are presented, e.g. A study conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, explored whether there might be a systematic bias affecting the results of genetic specimen tests, which could affect their generalizability. Reader-friendly writing style t-tests/ ANOVA family of inferential statistics all use variants of the same basic formula Learning Objectives at the start of each chapter and Quick Reference Summaries at the end of each chapter provide the reader with a scope of the content within each chapter.
In this process, an investigator quantifies the strength of a hypothesis using
evidence obtained from data. ... generally produce plausible results, and (3) this
approach is strongly emphasized in biometric and introductory statistics
Author: Ken A. Aho
Publisher: CRC Press
Full of biological applications, exercises, and interactive graphical examples, Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R presents comprehensive coverage of both modern analytical methods and statistical foundations. The author harnesses the inherent properties of the R environment to enable students to examine the code of complicated procedures step by step and thus better understand the process of obtaining analysis results. The graphical capabilities of R are used to provide interactive demonstrations of simple to complex statistical concepts. Assuming only familiarity with algebra and general calculus, the text offers a flexible structure for both introductory and graduate-level biostatistics courses. The first seven chapters address fundamental topics in statistics, such as the philosophy of science, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, sampling, and experimental design. The remaining four chapters focus on applications involving correlation, regression, ANOVA, and tabular analyses. Unlike classic biometric texts, this book provides students with an understanding of the underlying statistics involved in the analysis of biological applications. In particular, it shows how a solid statistical foundation leads to the correct application of procedures, a clear understanding of analyses, and valid inferences concerning biological phenomena. Web Resource An R package (asbio) developed by the author is available from CRAN. Accessible to those without prior command-line interface experience, this companion library contains hundreds of functions for statistical pedagogy and biological research. The author’s website also includes an overview of R for novices.
... A view from the United States. Journal of Social Work, 11(1), 8–25. Vannest,
K. J., Davis, J. L., & Parker, R. I. (2013). A new approach to single case research.
New York: Routledge. Verzani, J. (2004). Using R for Introductory Statistics ...
Author: Charles Auerbach PhD
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Single-subject research designs have been used to build evidence to the effective treatment of problems across various disciplines including social work, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, allied health fields, juvenile justice, and special education. This book serves as a guide for those desiring to conduct single-subject data analysis. The aim of this text is to introduce readers to the various functions available in SSD for R, a new, free, and innovative software package written in R-the open-source statistical programming language, written by the book's authors, Charles Auerbach and Wendy Zeitlin. SSD for R has numerous graphing and charting functions to conduct robust visual analysis. Besides the ability to create simple line graphs, additional features are available to add mean, median and standard deviation lines across phases to help better visualize change over time. This book also contains numerous tests of statistical significance, such as t-tests, chi-squares and the conservative dual criteria. Auerbach and Zeitlin guide readers through the analytical process based on the characteristics of their data. Several examples and illustrations are provided throughout to help readers understand the wide range of functions available in SSD for R and their application to data analysis and interpretation. SSD for R is the only book of its kind to describe single-subject data analysis while providing free statistical software to do so. Additionally, the authors have an active website (http://ssdanalysis.com) with a growing number of instructional videos and a blog to build a community of researchers interested in single-subject designs.
A primer of ecological statistics. Gotelli and Ellison (2012) 2. Statistical methods.
Snedecor and Cochran (1989) 3. Biostatistical analysis. Zar (2009) Statistics
books speci cally using R 1. Introductory statistics: a conceptual approach using
Author: Gregg Hartvigsen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
R is the most widely used open-source statistical and programming environment for the analysis and visualization of biological data. Drawing on Gregg Hartvigsen's extensive experience teaching biostatistics and modeling biological systems, this text is an engaging, practical, and lab-oriented introduction to R for students in the life sciences. Underscoring the importance of R and RStudio in organizing, computing, and visualizing biological statistics and data, Hartvigsen guides readers through the processes of entering data into R, working with data in R, and using R to visualize data using histograms, boxplots, barplots, scatterplots, and other common graph types. He covers testing data for normality, defining and identifying outliers, and working with non-normal data. Students are introduced to common one- and two-sample tests as well as one- and two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, and linear and nonlinear regression analyses. This volume also includes a section on advanced procedures and a chapter introducing algorithms and the art of programming using R.
Delve into the fascinating field of Statistics.
Author: Siamack Bondari
Delve into the fascinating field of Statistics. Explore introductory level Statistics topics through the lens of how those calculations and decisions can be impacted by values, people, beliefs, and information in the world around us. Learn to calculate the mathematically correct solution and then explore whether the "correct" solutions is the "right" decision. Expand your analysis using publisher resources such as Statdisk, or free analysis tools such as programming with R.
For statistics using R, Statistics—An Introduction using R  by Crawley and
Introductory Statistics with R  by Dalgaard are good choices, and The R Book [
7] by Crawley offers a monumental reference. The Tiny R Handbook ,
published in ...
Author: Hans-Michael Kaltenbach
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The text gives a concise introduction into fundamental concepts in statistics. Chapter 1: Short exposition of probability theory, using generic examples. Chapter 2: Estimation in theory and practice, using biologically motivated examples. Maximum-likelihood estimation in covered, including Fisher information and power computations. Methods for calculating confidence intervals and robust alternatives to standard estimators are given. Chapter 3: Hypothesis testing with emphasis on concepts, particularly type-I , type-II errors, and interpreting test results. Several examples are provided. T-tests are used throughout, followed important other tests and robust/nonparametric alternatives. Multiple testing is discussed in more depth, and combination of independent tests is explained. Chapter 4: Linear regression, with computations solely based on R. Multiple group comparisons with ANOVA are covered together with linear contrasts, again using R for computations.
The book is a must-read for all professors and students endeavoring to learn basic statistics.
Author: Wendy Zeitlin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Ideal for introductory statistics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, Basic Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Using R is specifically designed to make adoption simple in a variety of disciplines. The text includes topics typically covered in introductory textbooks: probability, descriptive statistics, visualization, comparisons of means, tests of association, correlations, OLS regression, and power analysis. However, it also transcends other books at this level by covering topics such as bootstrapping and an introduction to R, for those who are novices to this powerful tool. In a straightforward and easy-to-understand format, the authors provide readers with a plethora of freely available and robust resources and examples that are applicable to a wide variety of behavioral and social science disciplines, including social work, psychology, and physical and occupational therapy. The book is a must-read for all professors and students endeavoring to learn basic statistics.
Graeme Hutcheson has succeeded in making basic data analysis easy to understand and this book will be essential reading for anyone wanting to use R to analyze their data.
Author: Graeme Hutcheson
In this clear and practical text, Graeme Hutcheson, introduces the basics of data analysis using R, and its graphical user interface, R Commander (Rcmdr) to those who have never used the package before. This book takes a hands-on, non-mathematical approach that recognizes that most students and new researchers find using statistics for the first time a daunting and difficult task. Using screenshots and lots of easy-to-understand examples, and drawing on an extensive set of resources on a companion website, Hutcheson works through the basic tasks of data analysis. He provides readers with a 'system of analysis' that they can apply to their own data in a way that is easy to understand and put into operation so that they can get started with their own analysis quickly. This book deals with data, descriptive statistics, data analysis, model diagnostics and graphics and provides a comprehensive illustration of many of the techniques that form the basis of introductory statistics courses. Graeme Hutcheson has succeeded in making basic data analysis easy to understand and this book will be essential reading for anyone wanting to use R to analyze their data.