Statistics 3rd edition by freedman pisani and purves

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statistics 3rd edition by freedman pisani and purves

Statistics by David Freedman

Good, but perhaps too simple? I can see why some people dont like this book, although its one of the clearest mathematical textbook I have ever seen in my limited experience. Because its too clear and easy to understand, it may seem even trivial especially to those who like mathematics for its complexity and sophistication (whether real or not). It is a pretty well-known psychological phenomenon, however: you tend to perceive something to be of high quality if you have a harder time understanding it (one experiment I have in mind is how peoples rating of restaurant food changed depending on how hard it was to read the menu). This might in part explain some peoples raving reviews of abstruse modernist works of literature (like Joyces Ulysses or Pynchons Rainbows Gravity, both of which I slugged through with guidebooks).

Anyway, though the exercises were a little too easy, this textbook is definitely a GREAT way to start studying statistics, as it requires only the knowledge of some high school algebra and explains everything so well that you really dont need to spend hours trying to decipher whats going on in a proof or an equation.

Will be reading Freedmans more advanced textbook, Statistical Models next, supplemented maybe with some standard college textbook on mathematical statistics, like Wassermans All of Statistics.
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Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms uniquely combines rigor and comprehensiveness. The book covers a broad range of algorithms in depth, yet makes their design and analysis accessible to all levels of readers. Each chapter is Revised Edition.

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Robert Pisani. Roger Purves. David Freedman. Ani Adhikari. Etc David Freedman. Leo Callum. Dana Fradon.

Statistics by Freedman, David. Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientist 3rd Edition. It is a very good book, filled with relatively easy to understand info. It is of course a statistics book, so don't think to blow through it, but it is a very good book. The book is filled with examples that guide you through the process understanding the problem.


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