Statistics Textbooks

Read more about Learning Statistics with R: A tutorial for psychology students and other beginners

Learning Statistics with R: A tutorial for psychology students and other beginners

Copyright Year: 2018

Contributor: Navarro

Publisher: Danielle Navarro

License: CC BY-SA

Learning Statistics with R covers the contents of an introductory statistics class, as typically taught to undergraduate psychology students, focusing on the use of the R statistical software. The book discusses how to get started in R as well as giving an introduction to data manipulation and writing scripts. From a statistical perspective, the book discusses descriptive statistics and graphing first, followed by chapters on probability theory, sampling and estimation, and null hypothesis testing. After introducing the theory, the book covers the analysis of contingency tables, t-tests, ANOVAs and regression. Bayesian statistics are covered at the end of the book.

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Read more about Advanced High School Statistics - 2nd Edition

Advanced High School Statistics - 2nd Edition

Copyright Year: 2019

Contributors: Diez, Barr, Çetinkaya-Rundel, and Dorazio

Publisher: OpenIntro

License: CC BY-SA

We hope readers will take away three ideas from this book in addition to forming a foundationof statistical thinking and methods.

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Read more about Introductory Statistics with Randomization and Simulation - First Edition

Introductory Statistics with Randomization and Simulation - First Edition

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributors: Diez, Barr, and Çetinkaya-Rundel

Publisher: OpenIntro

License: CC BY-NC-SA

We hope readers will take away three ideas from this book in addition to forming a foundation of statistical thinking and methods.

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Introductory Business Statistics

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributors: Holmes, Illowsky, and Dean

Publisher: OpenStax

License: CC BY

Introductory Business Statistics is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the one-semester statistics course for business, economics, and related majors. Core statistical concepts and skills have been augmented with practical business examples, scenarios, and exercises. The result is a meaningful understanding of the discipline, which will serve students in their business careers and real-world experiences.

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Read more about Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics

Copyright Year: 2003

Contributor: Lane

Publisher: David Lane

License: CC0

Introduction to Statistics is a resource for learning and teaching introductory statistics. This work is in the public domain. Therefore, it can be copied and reproduced without limitation. However, we would appreciate a citation where possible. Please cite as: Online Statistics Education: A Multimedia Course of Study (http://onlinestatbook.com/). Project Leader: David M. Lane, Rice University. Instructor's manual, PowerPoint Slides, and additional questions are available.

(14 reviews)

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Read more about Statistical Inference For Everyone

Statistical Inference For Everyone

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributor: Blais

Publisher: Brian Blais

License: CC BY-SA

This is a new approach to an introductory statistical inference textbook, motivated by probability theory as logic. It is targeted to the typical Statistics 101 college student, and covers the topics typically covered in the first semester of such a course. It is freely available under the Creative Commons License, and includes a software library in Python for making some of the calculations and visualizations easier.

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Read more about Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets - 1st Canadian Edition

Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets - 1st Canadian Edition

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributors: Mahbobi and Tiemann

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition is an adaptation of Thomas K. Tiemann's book, Introductory Business Statistics. This new edition still contains the basic ideas behind statistics, such as populations, samples, the difference between data and information, and sampling distributions as well as information on descriptive statistics and frequency distributions, normal and t-distributions, hypothesis testing, t-tests, f-tests, analysis of variance, non-parametric tests, and regression basics. New topics include the chi-square test and categorical variables, null and alternative hypotheses for the test of independence, simple linear regression model, least squares method, coefficient of determination, confidence interval for the average of the dependent variable, and prediction interval for a specific value of the dependent variable.

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Introductory Business Statistics

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Tiemann

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

The book "Introductory Business Statistics" by Thomas K. Tiemann explores the basic ideas behind statistics, such as populations, samples, the difference between data and information, and most importantly sampling distributions. The author covers topics including descriptive statistics and frequency distributions, normal and t-distributions, hypothesis testing, t-tests, f-tests, analysis of variance, non-parametric tests, and regression basics. Using real-world examples throughout the text, the author hopes to help students understand how statistics works, not just how to "get the right number."

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Read more about Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributors: Illowsky, Dean, and Chiappetta

Publisher: OpenStax

License: CC BY

Introductory Statistics follows the scope and sequence of a one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, which has been widely adopted. Introductory Statistics includes innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful and memorable, so that students can draw a working knowledge from it that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. The text also includes Collaborative Exercises, integration with TI-83,83+,84+ Calculators, technology integration problems, and statistics labs.

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Introductory Statistics

Copyright Year: 2012

Contributors: Shafer and Zhang

Publisher: Saylor Foundation

License: CC BY-NC-SA

In many introductory level courses today, teachers are challenged with the task of fitting in all of the core concepts of the course in a limited period of time. The Introductory Statistics teacher is no stranger to this challenge. To add to the difficulty, many textbooks contain an overabundance of material, which not only results in the need for further streamlining, but also in intimidated students. Shafer and Zhang wrote Introductory Statistics by using their vast teaching experience to present a complete look at introductory statistics topics while keeping in mind a realistic expectation with respect to course duration and students' maturity level.

(9 reviews)

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