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Statistics and Data Analysis: An Introduction
Introductory statistics book for the non-technical person that integrates the traditional foundations of statistical inference with the more modern ideas of data analysis. The book is divided into three parts. Part One is concerned with data in general and with describing groups of numbers. Part Two develops the ideas of randomness, probability, and statistical inference. ...more
Published February 4th 1998 by Wiley
(first published January 18th 1988)
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Jul 21, 2008 Kim Serene rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: people who think they don't get math
If you find you have to learn statistics or if you WANT to learn statistics but you have questionable math abilities this is the book for you. I'm only a few chapters in but Siegel and Morgan's clear, concise explanations of what could be difficult and confusing concepts in the hands of lesser mathmaticians leave me wanting more!