Introduction to Robust Estimation and Hypothesis Testing4th Edition
Rand WilcoxPrice: USD: 120.00ISBN: 978-0-12-804733-0Copyright date: Sep 19, 2016
Elsevier Science & Technology
Introduction to Robust Estimating and Hypothesis Testing, 4th Editon,is a ‘how-to’ on the application of robust methods using available software. Modern robust methods provide improved techniques for dealing with outliers, skewed distribution curvature and heteroscedasticity that can provide substantial gains in power as well as a deeper, more accurate and more nuanced understanding of data. Since the last edition, there have been numerous advances and improvements. They include new techniques for comparing groups and measuring effect size as well as new methods for comparing quantiles. Many new regression methods have been added that include both parametric and nonparametric techniques. The methods related to ANCOVA have been expanded considerably. New perspectives related to discrete distributions with a relatively small sample space are described as well as new results relevant to the shift function. The practical importance of these methods is illustrated using data from real world studies. The R package written for this book now contains over 1200 functions.
New to this edition
The book is relevant to anyone dealing with methods for studying associations, comparing groups, or analyzing multivariate data. The book assumes the reader has had some basic training in statistics