Author : Peter Sprent, Nigel C. Smeeton
Description:This new edition follows the basic easy-to-digest pattern that was so well received by users of the earlier editions. The authors substantially update and expand Applied Nonparametric Statistical Methods to reflect changing attitudes towards applied statistics, new developments, and the impact of more widely available and better statistical software.The book takes into account computing developments since the publication of the popular Second Edition, rearranging the material in a more logical order, and introducing new topics. It emphasizes better use of significance tests and focuses greater attention on medical and dental applications. Applied Nonparametric Statistical Methods: Third Edition explains the rationale of procedures with a minimum of mathematical detail, making it not only an outstanding textbook, but also an up-to-date reference for professionals who do their own statistical analyses.New in the Third Edition:oExpanded coverage of topics - such as ethical considerations and calculation of power and of sample sizes neededoRefers to a wide variety of statistical packages - such as StatXact, Minitab, Testimate, S-plus, Stata, and SPSSoIncludes sections on the analysis of angular data, the use of capture-recapture methods, the measurement of agreement between observers, runs tests, and regression diagnostics.