The Fascination of Statistics
How to Tell the Liars from the Statisticians
By Charmont Wang
December 16, 1992
This volume focuses on the abuse of statistical inference in scientific and statistical literature, as well as in a variety of other sources, presenting examples of misused statistics to show that many scientists and statisticians are unaware of, or unwilling to challenge the chaotic state of ...
February 24, 1986
This book demonstrates how numbers open up new ways of thinking about problems and addresses current issues for which statistics has practical applications. The articles are classified according to probability, condensing data, testing, estimation, experimental design, prediction, and modelling....
November 30, 1984
For most people, algebra is what makes statistics the devil's work- putting fear and loathing into what otherwise would be an exciting, profitable way to use data to make wise decisions. But all you need is The Statistical Exorcist, plus just enough arithmetic to add, subtract, multiply and divide....
March 09, 1983
This book shows how statistical reasoning affects all aspects of our lives. It touches on drug testing, discrimination, sports, political polls, compulsive gambling, gun detectors, cancer research, crime and punishment, opinion surveys, advertising, mass production, and doctors' waiting rooms....