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Statistical Inference and Probability

Statistical Inference and Probability

224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

An experienced author in the field of data analytics and statistics, John Macinnes has produced a straight-forward text that breaks down the complex topic of inferential statistics with accessible language and detailed examples. It covers a range of topics, including:

·       Probability and Sampling distributions

·       Inference and regression

·       Power, effect size and inverse probability

Part of The SAGE Quantitative Research Kit, this book will give you the know-how and confidence needed to succeed on your quantitative research journey.

The challenge and promise of inference
Probability, randomness, probability distributions and sampling distributions
Bernoulli, coke and pepsi
Samples and populations
Inference and regression
Power, effect size and inverse probability
What does sound inference comprise?

John MacInnes

From 2009 to 2014 John was the Strategic Advisor to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) on quantitative methods training overseeing the genesis and launch of the Q-Step programme. From 2015 to 2020 he was Strategic Advisor to the British Academy on Quantitative skills and a member of the British Academy’s High Level Strategy group on Quantitative Skills. John is a Chartered Statistician and was Vice President (Professional Affairs) of the Royal Statistical Society 2019-20. He has held research grants from the European Commission, UK ESRC, British Academy, Leverhulme trust and British, Spanish and Catalan government departments. More About Author