Book 2014

Better Business Decisions from Data

Statistical Analysis for Professional Success

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ISBN: 978-1-4842-0185-5 (Print) 978-1-4842-0184-8 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Uncertainties

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-5

      The Scarcity of Certainty

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      Pages 7-12

      Sources of Uncertainty

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      Pages 13-21

      Probability

  3. Data

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-32

      Sampling

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      Pages 33-43

      The Raw Data

  4. Samples

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-53

      Descriptive Data

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      Pages 55-86

      Numerical Data

  5. Comparisons

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-90

      Levels of Significance

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      Pages 91-92

      General Procedure for Comparisons

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      Pages 93-102

      Comparisons with Numerical Data

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      Pages 103-113

      Comparisons with Descriptive Data

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-118

      Types of Error

  6. Relationships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-123

      Cause and Effect

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      Pages 125-147

      Relationships with Numerical Data

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      Pages 149-153

      Relationships with Descriptive Data

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      Chapter

      Pages 155-176

      Multivariate Data

  7. Forecasts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-181

      Extrapolation

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      Pages 183-195

      Forecasting from Known Distributions

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      Pages 197-203

      Time Series

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      Pages 205-209

      Control Charts

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