Data: A Collection of Problems from Many Fields for the by D. F. Andrews, A. M. Herzberg (auth.)

By D. F. Andrews, A. M. Herzberg (auth.)

Statistics presents instruments and methods for the research of information. whereas a lot has been written concerning the technique, occasionally regardless of facts, little has been stated in regards to the information. during this quantity we current units of knowledge acquired from many occasions with none direct connection with a specific kind of research. Our view of the usefulness of bringing jointly a vast number of units of knowledge has been shared via many associates and members. scholars of records have to achieve facility with their paintings via utilising their wisdom to many units of information. Textbook examples are typically small and chosen essentially to demonstrate a selected approach, therefore failing to illustrate the wondering, iterative nature of statistical research. The occasions which gave upward push to the extra wide units of knowledge given during this quantity are vibrant and fascinating, and will be effortlessly understood by means of laymen, scholars and examine employees with various pursuits. those units have been frequently selected for his or her perverse reluctance to yield less than the naive software of normal approaches. they don't have right ideas. They describe events the place the statisti­ cian can increase talents and research the restrictions of statistical methods.

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Soc. B 45, 151-211. 38 6. 06 • The upper figure is grain, the lower figure is straw. 80 6. 33 39 40 6. 2 Yield of Grain from Each of 1,500 Fifteen-foot Rows of Wheat, 12 Inches Apart, Grouped in 12 Series of 125 Rows Each Series 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 715 770 760 665 755 745 645 585 560 685 755 640 725 715 700 640 620 750 760 630 625 670 655 570 575 690 730 620 620 665 620 615 595 640 695 630 595 645 705 575 530 595 710 715 615 730 670 690 495 540 730 810 635 655 775 705 655 635 630 675 645 540 670 630 535 495 645 730 635 600 685 605 525 625 580 650 610 555 635 660 530 555 580 655 690 685 670 585 550 455 450 610 665 585 530 615 555 495 495 555 610 490 495 560 540 525 540 595 710 595 530 685 530 610 600 630 695 545 580 660 595 600 570 580 675 690 555 580 560 520 470 500 500 570 465 455 545 440 435 445 455 540 445 415 485 465 455 480 515 565 485 455 520 440 515 440 485 550 465 505 550 495 460 450 615 700 655 585 545 550 450 445 505 555 525 430 465 530 455 485 455 510 530 440 445 445 460 415 395 470 465 435 425 480 450 395 435 480 515 460 465 525 465 410 425 610 690 725 630 620 710 630 555 595 645 715 615 560 685 630 585 620 575 675 585 530 590 560 510 555 550 640 530 545 525 500 510 510 610 685 555 540 645 595 500 490 540 565 665 550 580 590 535 500 545 605 650 550 550 595 555 475 505 530 580 490 440 555 465 460 440 515 565 490 395 550 470 455 515 525 570 500 425 515 450 460 450 515 585 640 520 525 545 505 450 530 535 550 515 460 510 425 405 465 470 460 420 430 450 435 420 450 445 550 470 455 465 445 530 525 515 525 575 490 520 505 505 495 557 550 665 553 495 538 530 420 498 534 613 369 455 507 476 422 419 427 513 460 455 516 466 393 437 508 494 465 482 497 510 485 500 574 613 438 467 477 417 459 426 665 574 705 616 565 587 536 461 538 593 607 493 503 561 648 516 591 545 599 542 485 570 454 482 541 508 591 521 484 596 531 554 522 525 560 477 479 510 489 431 443 560 511 644 573 599 600 611 531 453 616 742 635 519 581 532 458 545 562 595 474 461 553 458 426 525 517 594 454 505 563 478 448 496 458 532 480 444 465 399 438 449 612 618 705 570 612 664 578 559 600 638 657 567 555 537 552 559 537 582 675 563 533 623 503 446 514 533 597 537 578 634 514 503 514 518 525 507 507 533 533 578 469 41 6.

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