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# The Manga Guide to Statistics

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Think you can't have fun learning statistics? Think again.

*The Manga Guide to Statistics*will teach you everything you need to know about this essential discipline, while entertaining you at the same time. With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics called manga and serious educational content, the EduManga format is already a hit in Japan.

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Paperback, 211 pages

Published
December 5th 2008
by No Starch Press
(first published October 28th 2008)

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But I can say, that this book is good for the beginner. The story-line makes it accessible, and shows how it can be applied in real-life, which might help learners who are not good with "theoretical" subjects.

What is taught in the manga itself is very basic stats (not many ...more

I’ll be blunt. I took one ...more

The boy did enjoy it, he read it in 2 days. He has already requested I pick up the guides to physics, microbiology and electricity as well.

*need*statistics in my day-to-day work, but it's hard to deny that every now and then situations arise where having a statistical toolbox would be very handy. My previous exposure to the subject is limited to one college statistics course which I took more years ago than I care to publicly admit, so, to extend the toolbox metaphor, the only ...more

- It is my first book on Manga Guide series.

- I already knew a bit of statistics (I took a basic course back in my university days doing a Computer Science degree, and also subjects from the same dpt. like Data Mining, etc.).

The book was entertaining. Nevertheless, it seemed quite basic and does not cover the material deeply enough. E.g. it explains Normal Distribution and Standard Normal Distribution. Then it mentions T distribution but it doesn't define it or compare it with the ...more

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The Manga Guide to Statistics covers basic statistical concepts, starting with determining data types (categorical vs numerical) and working up to hypothesis testing. Along the way important concepts including mean, variance, ...more

The "story" on the other hand... Let's start with the cover. A stereotypical Japanese schoolgirl in a short skirt being pursued by a clumsy nerdy boy. It's a little embarrassing to read this in public or have it out ...more

It is a good book. A For Dummies book, Japanese style. :) But do not expect everything will be easy with Statistics because it's not an easy topic, and in the end the book has to explain complicated topics in a way or the other.

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Shin Takahashi (高橋しん, originally 高橋 真 Takahashi Shin?, born September 8, 1967) is a Japanese manga artist best known for writing

He has been using computer graphics in his works since the time when few manga artists were able to use them.

*Saikano*(*She, the Ultimate Weapon*) and*Iihito*. He was born in Shibetsu, Hokkaidō on September 8, 1967.He has been using computer graphics in his works since the time when few manga artists were able to use them.

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