By Eric Sowey,Peter Petocz

ISBN-10: 1119075823

ISBN-13: 9781119075820

A landscape of facts: views, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics


Eric Sowey, tuition of Economics, The collage of latest South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Peter Petocz, division of facts, Macquarie collage, Sydney, Australia

This e-book is a stimulating panoramic journey – fairly diversified from a textbook trip – of the area of statistics in either its conception and perform, for academics, scholars and practitioners.

At each one cease at the travel, the authors examine strange and quirky facets of facts, highlighting historic, biographical and philosophical dimensions of this box of knowledge. Each bankruptcy opens with views on its topic, usually from numerous issues of view. 5 unique and thought-provoking questions stick to. those objective at widening readers’ wisdom and deepening their perception. Scattered one of the questions are interesting puzzles to unravel and tantalising paradoxes to provide an explanation for. Readers can examine their very own statistical discoveries with the authors’ targeted solutions to all of the questions.


The writing is vigorous and alluring, the information are profitable, and the fabric is generally cross-referenced.


A landscape of Statistics:

  • Leads readers to find the fascinations of statistics.
  • Is an stress-free spouse to an undergraduate records textbook.
  • Is an enriching resource of data for statistics academics and practitioners.
  • Is certain between statistics books at the present time for its memorable content material and interesting style.


Lending itself both to analyzing via and to dipping into, A landscape of Statistics will shock academics, scholars and practitioners through the diversity of how within which records can trap and carry their interest.

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