Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical Theory

November 11, 2010|
Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical Theory by Lawrence Kupper
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Drawn from nearly four decades of Lawrence L. Kupper's teaching experiences as a distinguished professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina,Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical Theorypresents theoretical statistical concepts, numerous exercises, and detailed solutions that span topics from basic probability to statistical inference. The text links theoretical biostatistical principles to real-world situations, including some of the authors' own biostatistical work that has addressed complicated design and analysis issues in the health sciences.

This classroom-tested material is arranged sequentially starting with a chapter on basic probability theory, followed by chapters on univariate distribution theory and multivariate distribution theory. The last two chapters on statistical inference cover estimation theory and hypothesis testing theory. Each chapter begins with an in-depth introduction that summarizes the biostatistical principles needed to help solve the exercises. Exercises range in level of difficulty from fairly basic to more challenging (identified with asterisks).

By working through the exercises and detailed solutions in this book, students will develop a deep understanding of the principles of biostatistical theory. The text shows how the biostatistical theory is effectively used to address important biostatistical issues in a variety of real-world settings. Mastering the theoretical biostatistical principles described in the book will prepare students for successful study of higher-level statistical theory and will help them become better biostatisticians.

Lawrence L. Kupper, Ph.D.,is an emeritus alumni distinguished professor of biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Kupper has received several teaching and research awards during his career and has been involved with many research areas in the health sciences, including epidemiology, environmental and occu...
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Title:Exercises and Solutions in Biostatistical TheoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:420 pages, 9.25 X 6.14 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:420 pages, 9.25 X 6.14 X 0.68 inPublished:November 11, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1584887222

ISBN - 13:9781584887225

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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