Introduction To Robust Estimation And Hypothesis Testing

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byRand R. Wilcox

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This revised book provides a thorough explanation of the foundation of robust methods, incorporating the latest updates on R and S-Plus, robust ANOVA Analysis of Variance and regression. It guides advanced students and other professionals through the basic strategies used for developing practical solutions to problems, and provides a brief background on the foundations of modern methods, placing the new methods in historical context. Author Rand Wilcox includes chapter exercises and many real-world examples that illustrate how various methods perform in different situations. Introduction to Robust Estimation and Hypothesis Testing, Second Edition, focuses on the practical applications of modern, robust methods which can greatly enhance our chances of detecting true differences among groups and true associations among variables. Covers latest developments in robust regression Covers latest improvements in ANOVA Includes newest rank-based methods Describes and illustrated easy to use software

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This revised book provides a thorough explanation of the foundation of robust methods, incorporating the latest updates on R and S-Plus, robust ANOVA Analysis of Variance and regression. It guides advanced students and other professionals through the basic strategies used for developing practical solutions to problems, and provides a b...

Rand R. Wilcox has a Ph.D. in psychometrics, and is a professor of psychology at the University of Southern California. Wilcox's main research interests are statistical methods, particularly robust methods for comparing groups and studying associations. He also collaborates with researchers in occupational therapy, gerontology, biology...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012810256X

ISBN - 13:9780128102565

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. A Foundation for Robust Methods
3. Estimating Measures of Location and Scale
4. Confidence Intervals in the One-Sample Case
5. Comparing Two Groups
6. Some Multivariate Methods
7. One-Way and Higher Designs for Independent Groups 8. Comparing Multiple Dependent Groups
9. Correlation and Tests of Independence
10. Robust Regression
11. More Regression Methods