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Gerald Van Belle - Biostatistics - 9780471031857 - V9780471031857
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Description for Biostatistics Hardcover. Deals with Biostatistics in health sciences. Series: Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Num Pages: 896 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 255 x 184 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1613.
A respected introduction to biostatistics, thoroughly updated and revised

The first edition of Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences has served professionals and students alike as a leading resource for learning how to apply statistical methods to the biomedical sciences. This substantially revised Second Edition brings the book into the twenty-first century for today’s aspiring and practicing medical scientist.

This versatile reference provides a wide-ranging look at basic and advanced biostatistical concepts and methods in a format calibrated to individual interests and levels of proficiency. Written with an eye toward the use of computer applications, the book examines ... Read more

New to this edition are discussions of

  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Randomized clinical trials
  • Bayesian statistics
  • GEE
  • The bootstrap method

Enhanced by a companion Web site providing data sets, selected problems and solutions, and examples from such current topics as HIV/AIDS, this is a thoroughly current, comprehensive introduction to the field.

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
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Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics
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About Gerald Van Belle
GERALD VAN BELLE is a professor in the Departments of Biostatistics and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He is the author of four books as well as more than 100 articles and numerous book chapters. LLOYD D. FISHER is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington, ... Read more

Reviews for Biostatistics
"…an excellent introductory biostatics book with several examples and easy to understand interpretations of data analysis results." (Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, September 2005) "The book would serve as a good springboard for structuring an introductory biostatistics course…" (The American Statistician, August 2005) "...the book will be a great resource for new readers as well as ... Read more

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