Statistics for the Life Sciences, 5th Edition

Book Description

The Fifth Edition of Statistics for the Life Sciences uses authentic examples and exercises from a wide variety of life science domains to give statistical concepts personal relevance, enabling students to connect concepts with situations they will encounter outside the classroom. The emphasis on understanding ideas rather than memorizing formulas makes the text ideal for students studying a variety of scientific fields: animal science, agronomy, , forestry, , medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, physical , zoology and more. In the fifth edition, randomization tests have been moved to the fore to motivate the inference procedures introduced in the text. There are no prerequisites for the text except elementary .

Table of Contents

Unit I Data and Distributions
1 Introduction
2 Description of Samples and Populations
3 Probability and the Binomial
4 The Normal Distribution
5 Sampling Distributions
Unit I Highlights and Study

Unit II Inference for Means
6 Confidence Intervals
7 Comparison of Two Independent Samples
8 Comparison of Paired Samples
Unit II Highlights and Study

Unit III Inference for Categorical Data
9 Categorical Data: One-Sample Distributions
10 Categorical Data: Relationships
Unit III Highlights and Study

Unit IV Relationships
11 Comparing the Means of Many Independent Samples
12 Linear Regression and Correlation

Unit IV Highlights and Study
13 A Summary of Inference Methods

Book Details

  • Title: Statistics for the Life Sciences, 5th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 652 pages
  • Edition: 5
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • ISBN-10: 1292101814
  • ISBN-13: 9781292101811