Journals Higher Education



15 May 2009

320 Pages | 100 Black & White illus.

7-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199219995

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A student's guide to biological statistics

Second Edition

Dawn Hawkins

  • The perfect companion to an introductory biological statistics course.
  • Avoids detailed treatment of the mathematical basis of statistics, but focuses on the application of statistics as a valuable research tool.
  • Emphasis is placed on explantion so that students are guided through the key concepts and techniques in a steady, progressive way.
  • The first entry-level biostatistics textbooks to introduce the generalized linear model.
  • Use of real data sets enables students to build confidence in handling actual data.
  • 'Literature Links' illustrate the use of the techniques presented in real world research work, highlighting the importance of statistics in 'real' science.
  • Online Resource Centre features extensive additional resources for both lecturers and students, adding to the educational value of the text.

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