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The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andy Hector


Statistics is a fundamental component of the scientific toolbox, but learning the basics of this area of mathematics is one of the most challenging parts of a research training. This book gives an up-to-date introduction to the classical techniques and modern extensions of linear model analysis—one of the most useful approaches in the analysis of scientific data in the life and environmental sciences. The book emphasizes an estimation-based approach that takes account of recent criticisms of over-use of probability values and introduces the alternative approach using information criteria. The ... More

Keywords: statistics, linear model analysis, estimation-based approach, probability values, information criteria, scientific data, R programming language

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198729051
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andy Hector, author
Professor of Ecology, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford