Principles of Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

by William C. Navidi

Principles of Statistics for Engineers and Scientists Synopsis

Principles of Statistics for Engineers and Scientists offers the same crystal clear presentation of applied statistics as Bill Navidi's Statistics for Engineers and Scientists text, in a manner especially designed for the needs of a one-semester course that is focused on applications. By presenting ideas in the context of real-world data sets and with plentiful examples of computer output, the book is great for motivating students to understand the importance of statistics in their careers and their lives. The text features a unique approach highlighted by an engaging writing style that explains difficult concepts clearly and the use of contemporary real world data sets to help motivate students and show direct connections to industry and research. While focusing on practical applications of statistics, the text makes extensive use of examples to motivate fundamental concepts and to develop intuition.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780070166974
Publication date: 1st February 2009
Author: William C. Navidi
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 608 pages
Categories: Maths for engineers,

About William C. Navidi

William Navidi is Professor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the Colorado School of Mines. He received the B.A. degree in mathematics from New College, the M.A. in mathematics from Michigan State University, and the Ph.D. in statistics from the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Navidi has authored more than 50 research papers both in statistical theory and in a wide variety of applications including computer networks, epidemiology, molecular biology, chemical engineering, and geophysics.

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