WILEY SERIES IN STATISTICS IN PRACTICE
Advisory Editor, MARIAN SCOTT, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Founding Editor, VIC BARNETT, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Statistics in Practice is an important international series of texts which provide
detailed coverage of statistical concepts, methods, and worked case studies in
speciic ields of investigation and study.
With sound motivation and many worked practical examples, the books
show in down-to-earth terms how to select and use an appropriate range of
statistical techniques in a particular practical ield within each title鈥檚 special
The books provide statistical support for professionals and research work-
ers across a range of employment ields and research environments. Subject
areas covered include medicine and pharmaceutics; industry, inance, and
commerce; public services; the earth and environmental sciences, and so on.
The books also provide support to students studying statistical courses
applied to the above areas. The demand for graduates to be equipped for the
work environment has led to such courses becoming increasingly prevalent at
universities and colleges.
It is our aim to present judiciously chosen and well-written workbooks to
meet everyday practical needs. Feedback of views from readers will be most
valuable to monitor the success of this aim.
A complete list of titles in this series appears at the end of the volume.
NGAI HANG CHAN AND HOI YING WONG
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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