Why Statistics?

  • Thomas Haslwanter
Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)


A short introduction to the field, including a list of recommendable statistics books and references on the WWW.


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  1. Altman, D. G. (1999). Practical statistics for medical research. New York: Chapman & Hall/CRC.Google Scholar
  2. Dobson, A. J., & Barnett, A. (2008). An introduction to generalized linear models (3rd ed.). Boca Raton: CRC Press.Google Scholar
  3. Kaplan, D. (2009). Statistical modeling: A fresh approach. St Paul: Macalester College.Google Scholar
  4. Riffenburgh, R. H. (2012). Statistics in medicine (3rd ed.). Amsterdam: Academic Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Haslwanter
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  1. 1.School of Applied Health and Social SciencesUniversity of Applied Sciences Upper AustriaLinzAustria

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