This concise, easy-to-follow book stimulates interest and develops proficiency in statistical analysis. Packed full of helpful exercises-covering a wide variety of conditions,random patterns, and simple models-Understanding Randomness presents a logical sequence of study, through practice in interpreting random noise before progressing on toreal life problems ... demonstrates proper applications of numerous techniques throughworked out problems ... facilitates further work in statistics, keyed to standard references. . . and strengthens experience with unexpected results-fundamental for workingwith random events.Understanding Randomness serves as vital supplementary reading for both graduate andundergraduate students of statistics-with a standard statistics course as a prerequisiteandas a primary source for exercises in statistics laboratories. Moreover, it is importantfor industrial and mathematical training courses and society or association seminars, aswell as an invaluable workbook for statisticians, biostatisticians, biometricians, socialscientists concerned with improving their data analysis techniques-or anyone dealingwith evaluation of experimental data!