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The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologist
Author: Andy Hector
" He currently convenes and teaches statistics on the Quantitative Methods for Biologsits course for undergraduates at the Universtiy of Oxford. He has contributed to several publications on eccologal analysis."
Published: March 15, 2015 by Oxford University Press
Summary: This book provides a contemporary introduction to the classical techniques and modern ectensions of linear model analysis. It emphasizes on estimation-based approach that accounts for recent criticisms of over-use of probability values and introduces the alternative approach using information criteria. It is based on the use of the open-source R programming language for statistics and graphics that is rapidly becoming the lingua franca in many areas of science. Statistics is introduced through worked analyses preformed in R using interesting data sets from ecology, evoluntionary biology, and environmental science. Data sets and R scripts are available as supporting material.
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