A Second Course in Statistics 8th Edition Summary
For a second course in a two-semester sequence in Introductory Statistics that includes regression analysis.
Gives students the background and confidence to apply regression analysis techniques.
A Second Course in Statistics: Regression Analysis 8th Edition is a highly readable text that explains concepts in a logical, intuitive manner with worked-out examples. Applications to engineering, sociology, psychology, science, and business are demonstrated throughout; real data and scenarios extracted from news articles, journals, and actual consulting problems are used to apply the concepts, allowing students to gain experience utilizing the techniques outlined in the text.
Seven case studies throughout the text invite students to focus on specific problems, and are suitable for class discussion. The 8th Edition incorporates several substantial changes, additions, and enhancements to the case studies, data sets, and software tutorials.
About the Author
Dr. William Mendenhall (deceased) was the founding chairman of the statistics department at the University of Florida and served the department from 1963 until 1977. Dr. Mendenhall received his Ph.D. in statistics from North Carolina State University and was a professor of mathematics at Bucknell University before teaching at UF. Best known as a prolific textbook author in statistics, his text Introduction to Probability and Statistics has been used throughout the United States and the rest of the world as a canonical introduction to the subject. Dr. Mendenhall retired as professor emeritus in 1978 and continued his textbook writing up until his death in 2009.
Dr. Terry Sincich obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Florida in 1980. He is an Associate Professor in the Information Systems & Decision Sciences Department at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Sincich is responsible for teaching basic statistics to all undergraduates, as well as advanced statistics to all doctoral candidates, in the Muma College of Business. He has published articles in such journals as the Journal of the American Statistical Association, International Journal of Forecasting, Academy of Management Journal, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Dr. Sincich is a co-author of the texts Statistics, Statistics for Business & Economics, Statistics for Engineering & the Sciences, and A Second Course in Statistics: Regression Analysis.