A Handbook of Numerical and Statistical Techniques: With Examples Mainly from the Life Sciences

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$9.35 - $55.49
UPC:
9780521297509
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1979-11-30
Author:
J. H. Pollard
Language:
english

Product Overview

This handbook is designed for experimental scientists, particularly those in the life sciences. It is for the non-specialist, and although it assumes only a little knowledge of statistics and mathematics, those with a deeper understanding will also find it useful. The book is directed at the scientist who wishes to solve his numerical and statistical problems on a programmable calculator, mini-computer or interactive terminal. The volume is also useful for the user of full-scale computer systems in that it describes how the large computer solves numerical and statistical problems. The book is divided into three parts. Part I deals with numerical techniques and Part II with statistical techniques. Part III is devoted to the method of least squares which can be regarded as both a statistical and numerical method. The handbook shows clearly how each calculation is performed. Each technique is illustrated by at least one example and there are worked examples and exercises throughout the volume.

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