Author:
Jerrold H. Zar

ISBN 13:
9780131008465

ISBN 10:
131008463

Edition:
5

Publisher:
Pearson

Publication Date:
2009-02-25

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
960

List Price:
$209.20

Zar’s Biostatistical Analysis, Fifth Edition, is the ideal book for readers who seek practical coverage of statistical analysis methods used by researchers to collect, summarize, analyze, and draw conclusions from biological research. The latest edition of this best-selling textbook is both comprehensive and easy to read. It is suitable as an introduction for beginning students and as a comprehensive procedural reference for today’s practitioners.

Introduction; Populations and Samples; Measures of Central Tendency; Measures of Dispersion and Variability; Probabilities; The Normal Distribution; One-Sample Hypotheses; Two-Sample Hypotheses; Paired-Sample Hypotheses; Multisample Hypotheses: The Analysis of Variance; Multiple Comparisons; Two-Factor Analysis of Variance; Data Transformations; Multiway Factorial Analysis of Variance; Nested (Hierarchical) Analysis of Variance; Multivariate Analysis of Variance; Simple Linear Regression; Comparing Simple Linear Regression Equations; Simple Linear Correlation; Multiple Regression and Correlation; Polynomial Regression; Testing for Goodness of Fit; Contingency Tables; More on Dichotomous Variables; Testing for Randomness; Circular Distributions: Descriptive Statistics; Circular Distributions: Hypothesis Testing

For all readers interested in biostatistics.

This book combines useful explanations of statistical methods in the biological sciences with statistical graphs and tables frequently employed by researchers. It requires no previous knowledge of statistics and can be used as a reference tool for those looking for information on population sampling, frequency analysis, probabilities, and more. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.