Babak Shahbaba. Department of Statistics. University of California, Irvine. Irvine, CA USA [email protected] Series Editors. Editorial Reviews. Review. From the reviews: “It presents the statistical concepts/ methods Biostatistics with R: An Introduction to Statistics Through Biological Data (Use R!) – Kindle edition by Babak Shahbaba. Download it once and read it on. Babak Shahbaba. Department of Statistics. University of California, Irvine. Irvine, CA USA [email protected] Series Editors: Robert Gentleman.
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The book explains basic statistical concepts biostatlstics a simple yet rigorous language. The development of ideas is in the context of real applied problems, for which step-by-step instructions for using R and R-Commander are provided.
Topics include data exploration, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression analysis, and clustering with two appendices on installing and using R and R-Commander. A novel feature of this book is an introduction to Bayesian analysis.
This author discusses shabbaba statistical analysis through a series of biological examples using R and R-Commander as computational tools.
Biostatistics with R : An Introduction to Statistics Through Biological Data
The book is ideal for instructors of basic statistics for biologists and other health scientists. The step-by-step application of statistical methods discussed in this book allows readers, who are interested in statistics and its application in biology, to use the book as a self-learning text.
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Nonlinear Regression with R Christian Ritz. Back cover copy Biostatistics with R is designed around the dynamic interplay among statistical methods, their applications in biology, and their implementation. A novel feature of this book is an elementary introduction to the basic of Bayesian analysis. Table of contents Introduction. Review Text From the reviews: The author uses all opportunities to emphasize the close connection between statistics and other fields, making this textbook a good start for interdisciplinary studies.
The Appendix A provides the simple instructions for its installation on a computer and introduces the reader to the R-Commander window. The author presents statistical methods by their direct application to numerous past scientific studies that are publicly available. In addition, the various data sets are available online and can be downloaded which makes the text ideal as shahbab teaching aid. A balance has been struck between mathematical rigour and readability; with more complex concepts that are of limited application in everyday analyses relegated to the end of each chapter in Advanced sections.
Review quote From the reviews: His research habak is related to developing novel statistical methods to answer research questions in genomics, proteomics, and cancer studies.
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