xiii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Learning made easy"--Cover.
Includes resources and index.
Part 1: Getting Started with Statistical Analysis with R
CHAPTER 1: Data, Statistics, and Decisions
CHAPTER 2: R: What It Does and How It Does It
Part 2: Describing Data
CHAPTER 3: Getting Graphic
CHAPTER 4: Finding Your Center
CHAPTER 5: Deviating From the Average
CHAPTER 6: Meeting Standards and Standings
CHAPTER 7: Summarizing It All
CHAPTER 8: What's Normal?
Part 3: Drawing Conclusions from Data
CHAPTER 9: The Confidence Game: Estimation
CHAPTER 10: One-Sample Hypothesis Testing
CHAPTER 11: Two-Sample Hypothesis Testing
CHAPTER 12: Testing More than Two Samples
CHAPTER 13: More Complicated Testing
CHAPTER 14: Regression: Linear, Multiple, and the General Linear Model
CHAPTER 15: Correlation: The Rise and Fall of Relationships
CHAPTER 16: Curvilinear Regression: When Relationships Get Complicated
Part 4: Working with Probability
CHAPTER 17: Introducing Probability
CHAPTER 18: Introducing Modeling
Part 5: The Part of Tens
CHAPTER 19: Ten Tips for Excel Emigrés
CHAPTER 20: Ten Valuable Online R Resources
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Statistical analysis with R for dummies