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By Eric Sowey,Peter Petocz

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


Eric Sowey, tuition of Economics, The college of recent South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Peter Petocz, division of records, Macquarie college, Sydney, Australia

This ebook is a stimulating panoramic journey – really varied from a textbook trip – of the area of records in either its concept and perform, for lecturers, scholars and practitioners.

At every one cease at the travel, the authors examine strange and quirky points of facts, highlighting old, biographical and philosophical dimensions of this box of knowledge. Each bankruptcy opens with views on its subject, frequently from numerous issues of view. 5 unique and thought-provoking questions persist with. those objective at widening readers’ wisdom and deepening their perception. Scattered one of the questions are pleasing puzzles to resolve and tantalising paradoxes to provide an explanation for. Readers can examine their very own statistical discoveries with the authors’ exact solutions to the entire questions.


The writing is energetic and welcoming, the tips are lucrative, and the cloth is greatly cross-referenced.


A landscape of Statistics:

  • Leads readers to find the fascinations of statistics.
  • Is an relaxing better half to an undergraduate information textbook.
  • Is an enriching resource of data for statistics academics and practitioners.
  • Is exact between facts books this present day for its memorable content material and fascinating style.


Lending itself both to examining via and to dipping into, A landscape of Statistics will shock lecturers, scholars and practitioners by means of the diversity of the way within which records can seize and carry their interest.

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