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SpringerBriefs in Statistics

SpringerBriefs in Statistics
68 Volumes | 2011 - 2021


SpringerBriefs present concise summaries of cutting-edge research and practical applications across a wide spectrum of fields. Featuring compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, the series covers a range of content from professional to academic. Typical topics might include:

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  • An in-depth case study or clinical example
  • A presentation of core concepts that students must understand in order to make independent contributions

SpringerBriefs in Statistics showcase emerging theory, empirical research, and practical application in Statistics from a global author community.

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02-12-2015 | Book Series

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SpringerBriefs in Statistics - ABE

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2021 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Innovative Learning Environments in STEM Higher Education

Opportunities, Challenges, and Looking Forward

As explored in this open access book, higher education in STEM fields is influenced by many factors, including education research, government and school policies, financial considerations, technology limitations, and acceptance of innovations by …

2020 | Book

Time Series Analysis Using SAS Enterprise Guide

This is the first book to present time series analysis using the SAS Enterprise Guide software. It includes some starting background and theory to various time series analysis techniques, and demonstrates the data analysis process and the final …

2020 | Book

Statistical Analysis of Operational Risk Data

This concise book for practitioners presents the statistical analysis of operational risk, which is considered the most relevant source of bank risk, after market and credit risk. The book shows that a careful statistical analysis can improve the …

2020 | Book

Identifiability and Regression Analysis of Biological Systems Models

Statistical and Mathematical Foundations and R Scripts

This richly illustrated book presents the objectives of, and the latest techniques for, the identifiability analysis and standard and robust regression analysis of complex dynamical models. The book first provides a definition of complexity in …

2020 | Book

Person-Centered Methods

Configural Frequency Analysis (CFA) and Other Methods for the Analysis of Contingency Tables

This book offers a comprehensible overview of the statistical approach called the person-centered method. Instead of analyzing means, variances and covariances of scale scores as in the common variable-centered approach, the person-centered …

2020 | Book

Singular Spectrum Analysis for Time Series

This book gives an overview of singular spectrum analysis (SSA). SSA is a technique of time series analysis and forecasting combining elements of classical time series analysis, multivariate statistics, multivariate geometry, dynamical systems and …

2018 | Book

Decision Support Using Nonparametric Statistics

This concise volume covers nonparametric statistics topics that most are most likely to be seen and used from a practical decision support perspective. While many degree programs require a course in parametric statistics, these methods are often …

2018 | Book

Applied Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding

This book introduces multidimensional scaling (MDS) and unfolding as data analysis techniques for applied researchers. MDS is used for the analysis of proximity data on a set of objects, representing the data as distances between points in a …

2018 | Book

Parametric and Nonparametric Statistics for Sample Surveys and Customer Satisfaction Data

This book deals with problems related to the evaluation of customer satisfaction in very different contexts and ways. Often satisfaction about a product or service is investigated through suitable surveys which try to capture the satisfaction …

2018 | Book

Model Averaging

This book provides a concise and accessible overview of model averaging, with a focus on applications. Model averaging is a common means of allowing for model uncertainty when analysing data, and has been used in a wide range of application areas …

2017 | Book

Assessing Model-Based Reasoning using Evidence- Centered Design

A Suite of Research-Based Design Patterns

This Springer Brief provides theory, practical guidance, and support tools to help designers create complex, valid assessment tasks for hard-to-measure, yet crucial, science education standards. Understanding, exploring, and interacting with the …

2017 | Book

Machine Translation with Minimal Reliance on Parallel Resources

This book provides a unified view on a new methodology for Machine Translation (MT). This methodology extracts information from widely available resources (extensive monolingual corpora) while only assuming the existence of a very limited parallel …

2017 | Book

Algorithms and Programs of Dynamic Mixture Estimation

Unified Approach to Different Types of Components

This book provides a general theoretical background for constructing the recursive Bayesian estimation algorithms for mixture models. It collects the recursive algorithms for estimating dynamic mixtures of various distributions and brings them in …

2017 | Book

Analysing Inequalities in Germany

A Structured Additive Distributional Regression Approach

This book seeks new perspectives on the growing inequalities that our societies face, putting forward Structured Additive Distributional Regression as a means of statistical analysis that circumvents the common problem of analytical reduction to …

2016 | Book

Bayesians Versus Frequentists

A Philosophical Debate on Statistical Reasoning

This book analyzes the origins of statistical thinking as well as its related philosophical questions, such as causality, determinism or chance. Bayesian and frequentist approaches are subjected to a historical, cognitive and epistemological analy

2016 | Book

Parametric and Nonparametric Inference for Statistical Dynamic Shape Analysis with Applications

This book considers specific inferential issues arising from the analysis of dynamic shapes with the attempt to solve the problems at hand using probability models and nonparametric tests. The models are simple to understand and interpret and prov

2016 | Book

The Cox Model and Its Applications

This book will be of interest to readers active in the fields of survival analysis, genetics, ecology, biology, demography, reliability and quality control.

Since Sir David Cox’s pioneering work in 1972, the proportional hazards model has become …

2016 | Book

Working with the American Community Survey in R

A Guide to Using the acs Package

This book serves as a hands-on guide to the "acs" R package for demographers, planners, and other researchers who work with American Community Survey (ACS) data. It gathers the most common problems associated with using ACS data and implements …

2016 | Book

Convolution Copula Econometrics

This book presents a novel approach to time series econometrics, which studies the behavior of nonlinear stochastic processes. This approach allows for an arbitrary dependence structure in the increments and provides a generalization with respect …

2016 | Book

Model Choice in Nonnested Families

This book discusses the problem of model choice when the statistical models are separate, also called nonnested. Chapter 1 provides an introduction, motivating examples and a general overview of the problem. Chapter 2 presents the classical or …