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Statistical reasoning and decision making

Enders A. Robinson

Statistical reasoning and decision making

by Enders A. Robinson

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Published by Goose Pond Press in Houston, Tex. (11600 Southwest Freeway, Suite 179, Houston 77031) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistics.,
  • Statistical decision.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEnders A. Robinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA276.12 .R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3795401M
    LC Control Number81085240

    NOTE: This book does not come with Access code Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life, Fourth Edition, provides students with a clear understanding of statistical concepts and ideas so they can become better critical thinkers and decision makers, whether they decide to start a business, plan for their financial future, or just watch the authors bring statistics to life by applying. The importance of statistics lies in making sound use of data for decision making, prediction, estimation, and so on, in job or profession. The universality of variations in all areas makes these aspects highly important. The objects of statistics are estimation, prediction, and decision making from analysis of properly collected data, which vary.

      This chapter examines the statistical and graphical reasoning used in making two life-and-death decisions: how to stop a cholera epidemic in London during September ; and whether to launch the space shuttle Challenger on Janu Brand: Graphics Press. Start studying Introduction to Statistical Reasoning. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. requires the researcher to supply the subject with the information necessary to make a decision. Voluntariness. the subjects' right to freely exercise his/her decision making without being subjected to.

    Description Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life, Fourth Edition, provides students with a clear understanding of statistical concepts and ideas so they can become better critical thinkers and decision makers, whether they decide to start a business, plan for their financial future, or just watch the authors bring statistics to life by applying statistical concepts to the real. Judgment and Decision Making Under Uncertainty: Descriptive, Normative, and Prescriptive Perspectives was motivated by our interest in better understanding why people judge and decide as they do (descriptive perspective), how they ideally ought to judge and decide (normative perspective), and how their judgment and decision-making processes might be improved in practice (prescriptive perspective).


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Statistical reasoning and decision making. Houston, Tex. ( Southwest Freeway, SuiteHouston ): Goose Pond Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Robinson, Enders A.

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Based partially on the findings of the current study, as well as existing literature on the efficacy of decision trees and mobile learning technologies, we have recently published StatHand (see ), a free cross-platform mobile application designed to support students through the statistical decision making process.

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Decision theory (see e.g. Skyrms ) (see Decision Theory: Bayesian; Decision Theory: Classical) is a family of theories which, on the assumption that features of the world relevant to one's decisions are themselves unaffected by those decisions, aims to give an precise account of how to choose Game theory (see Game Theory) is the calculus.

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