Applied Statistics: Models and Intuition

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Applied Statistics: Models and Intuition

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by Arnold I. Barnett

This introductory textbook on applied statistics supports a one-semester course for graduate and undergraduate students in management, engineering, the natural sciences, and the social sciences. The book is distinguished by an exceptionally large inventory of real-life examples drawn from many fields, an unusually strong emphasis on an intuitive understanding of the material, as well as a conversational style of presentation, to make the book’s treatment of applied statistics more inviting and easier to grasp.

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Distinguishing Characteristics

  • An exceptionally large inventory of real-life examples drawn from many fields, with hundreds of solved examples and practice exercises, many based on the author’s experiences in industry, law, and government;
  • An unusually strong emphasis on an intuitive understanding of the material, based on recognition that it isn’t enough for an answer to be correct: it should also make sense; and
  • A conversational style of presentation, to make the book’s treatment of applied statistics more inviting and easier to grasp.

For Instructors

A solution manual is available to qualified instructors upon request. Please fill out the form in the "For Instructors" section under Resources. 


Praise for Applied Statistics: Models and Intuition

“A patient, humorous and experienced voice presents applied statistics in an intuitive, engaging, and mathematically honest way.”  Susan Martonosi, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College

“Reads like a suspense novel: superbly written, accessible, and rigorous."  Mark Hansen, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

“A dazzling array of real-world examples… Read this book!”  Edward Kaplan, Beach Professor of Operations Research and Management, Professor of Engineering, and Professor of Public Health, Yale University

“A unique approach…delightful... an uncanny ability to explain intuitively even the most opaque concepts.”  Amedeo Odoni, Professor of Civil and Aeronautical Engineering, MIT

“Interweaves fascinating real-life examples with lucid intuitive explanations”  Joseph Blitzstein, Professor of Statistics, Harvard University