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Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer
December 3, 2018

Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to transformi...

Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

1st Edition


Tom Adams
December 20, 2018

Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological incl...

Data Visualization: Charts, Maps, and Interactive Graphics

1st Edition


Robert Grant
December 4, 2018

This is the age of data. There are more innovations and more opportunities for interesting work with data than ever before, but there is also an overwhelming amount of quantitative information being published every day. Data visualisation has become big business, because communication is the differe...

Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R

1st Edition


Christopher K. Wikle, Andrew Zammit-Mangion, Noel Cressie
February 18, 2019

The world is becoming increasingly complex, with larger quantities of data available to be analyzed. It so happens that much of these "big data" that are available are spatio-temporal in nature, meaning that they can be indexed by their spatial locations and time stamps. Spatio-Temporal Statistics w...

Statistics in Engineering: With Examples in MATLAB® and R, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Andrew Metcalfe, David Green, Tony Greenfield, Mayhayaudin Mansor, Andrew Smith, Jonathan Tuke
January 29, 2019

Engineers are expected to design structures and machines that can operate in challenging and volatile environments, while allowing for variation in materials and noise in measurements and signals. Statistics in Engineering, Second Edition: With Examples in MATLAB and R covers the fundamentals of pro...

Time Series Clustering and Classification

1st Edition

Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Pierpaolo D'Urso, Jorge Caiado
March 22, 2019

The beginning of the age of artificial intelligence and machine learning has created new challenges and opportunities for data analysts, statisticians, mathematicians, econometricians, computer scientists and many others. At the root of these techniques are algorithms and methods for clustering and...

Innovative Strategies, Statistical Solutions and Simulations for Modern Clinical Trials

1st Edition

Mark Chang, John Balser, Jim Roach, Robin Bliss
March 20, 2019

"This is truly an outstanding book. [It] brings together all of the latest research in clinical trials methodology and how it can be applied to drug development…. Chang et al provide applications to industry-supported trials. This will allow statisticians in the industry community to take these...

Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications

1st Edition

Yunong Zhang, Dechao Chen, Chengxu Ye
March 20, 2019

Toward Deep Neural Networks: WASD Neuronet Models, Algorithms, and Applications introduces the outlook and extension toward deep neural networks, with a focus on the weights-and-structure determination (WASD) algorithm. Based on the authors’ 20 years of research experience on neuronets, the book...

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications

1st Edition

Kuan-Ching Li, Beniamino Di Martino, Laurence T. Yang, Qingchen Zhang
March 13, 2019

Smart Data: State-of-the-Art Perspectives in Computing and Applications explores smart data computing techniques to provide intelligent decision making and prediction services support for business, science, and engineering. It also examines the latest research trends in fields related to smart data...

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Peter J. Diggle, Emanuele Giorgi
March 11, 2019

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the...

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction

1st Edition

M.N.M. van Lieshout
March 11, 2019

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction presents the most  important models used in spatial statistics, including random fields and point processes, from a rigorous mathematical point of view and shows how to carry out statistical inference. It contains full proofs,...

Statistical Computing with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Maria L. Rizzo
March 06, 2019

Computational statistics and statistical computing are two areas that employ computational, graphical, and numerical approaches to solve statistical problems, making the versatile R language an ideal computing environment for these fields. This second edition continues to encompass the traditional...

Textual Data Science with R

1st Edition

Mónica Bécue-Bertaut
March 01, 2019

Textual Statistics with R comprehensively covers the main multidimensional methods in textual statistics supported by a specially-written package in R. Methods discussed include correspondence analysis, clustering, and multiple factor analysis for contigency tables. Each method is illuminated by...

Data Analytics: Effective Methods for Presenting Results

1st Edition

Subhashish Samaddar, Satish Nargundkar
February 28, 2019

If you are a manager who receives the results of any data analyst’s work to help with your decision-making, this book is for you. Anyone playing a role in the field of analytics can benefit from this book as well. In the two decades the editors of this book spent teaching and consulting in the...

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Lixin Wu
February 25, 2019

Containing many results that are new, or which exist only in recent research articles, Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition portrays the theory of interest rate modeling as a three-dimensional object of finance, mathematics, and computation. It introduces all models with...

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach

1st Edition

Nasir Raheem
February 25, 2019

Big Data: A Tutorial-Based Approach explores the tools and techniques used to bring about the marriage of structured and unstructured data. It focuses on Hadoop Distributed Storage and MapReduce Processing by implementing (i) Tools and Techniques of Hadoop Eco System, (ii) Hadoop Distributed File...

Combinatorial Inference in Geometric Data Analysis

1st Edition

Brigitte Le Roux, Solène Bienaise, Jean-Luc Durand
February 22, 2019

Geometric Data Analysis designates the approach of Multivariate Statistics that conceptualizes the set of observations as a Euclidean cloud of points. Combinatorial Inference in Geometric Data Analysis gives an overview of multidimensional statistical inference methods applicable to clouds of...