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Published: 23 October 2008

136 Pages | 8 figures


ISBN: 9780199233564

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Statistics: A Very Short Introduction

David J. Hand

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals the power of statistics as an essential tool for understanding modern life
  • Shows how rapid advances in computers and number-crunching software has revolutionised the discipline
  • Looks at many real-world examples, from the Challenger space-shuttle disaster, to the spread of modern epidemics, governmental elections, and business and finance
  • Accessibly written: explaining fascinating concepts while assuming no prior mathematical knowledge

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