Statistics for the Life Sciences

Author: Myra L. Samuels
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0321989589
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Mathematics

The Fifth Edition of Statistics for the Life Sciences uses authentic examples and exercises from a wide variety of life science domains to give statistical concepts personal relevance, enabling students to connect concepts with situations they will encounter outside the classroom. The emphasis on understanding ideas rather than memorizing formulas makes the text ideal for students studying a variety of scientific fields: animal science, agronomy, biology, forestry, health, medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, physical education, zoology and more. In the fifth edition, randomization tests have been moved to the fore to motivate the inference procedures introduced in the text. There are no prerequisites for the text except elementary algebra.

Statistics for the Life Sciences Global Edition

Author: Myra L. Samuels
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292101828
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Mathematics

For introductory undergraduate or graduate courses in statistics aimed at life science majors. Bringing Statistics to Life The Fifth Edition of Statistics for the Life Sciences uses authentic examples and exercises from a wide variety of life science domains to give statistical concepts personal relevance, enabling students to connect concepts with situations they will encounter outside the classroom. The emphasis on understanding ideas rather than memorizing formulas makes the text ideal for students studying a variety of scientific fields: animal science, agronomy, biology, forestry, health, medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, physical education, zoology and more. In the fifth edition, randomization tests have been moved to the fore to motivate the inference procedures introduced in the text. There are no prerequisites for the text except elementary algebra.

Biocalculus Calculus Probability and Statistics for the Life Sciences

Author: James Stewart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305804333
Release Date: 2015-06-30
Genre: Mathematics

BIOCALCULUS: CALCULUS, PROBABILITY, AND STATISTICS FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES shows students how calculus relates to biology, with a style that maintains rigor without being overly formal. The text motivates and illustrates the topics of calculus with examples drawn from many areas of biology, including genetics, biomechanics, medicine, pharmacology, physiology, ecology, epidemiology, and evolution, to name a few. Particular attention has been paid to ensuring that all applications of the mathematics are genuine, and references to the primary biological literature for many of these has been provided so that students and instructors can explore the applications in greater depth. Although the focus is on the interface between mathematics and the life sciences, the logical structure of the book is motivated by the mathematical material. Students will come away with a sound knowledge of mathematics, an understanding of the importance of mathematical arguments, and a clear understanding of how these mathematical concepts and techniques are central in the life sciences. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics The Art and Science of Learning from Data Global Edition

Author: Alan Agresti
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292164830
Release Date: 2017-01-18
Genre: Mathematics

For courses in introductory statistics. The Art and Science of Learning from Data Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data, Fourth Edition, takes a conceptual approach, helping students understand what statistics is about and learning the right questions to ask when analyzing data, rather than just memorizing procedures. This book takes the ideas that have turned statistics into a central science in modern life and makes them accessible, without compromising the necessary rigor. Students will enjoy reading this book, and will stay engaged with its wide variety of real-world data in the examples and exercises. The authors believe that it’s important for students to learn and analyze both quantitative and categorical data. As a result, the text pays greater attention to the analysis of proportions than many other introductory statistics texts. Concepts are introduced first with categorical data, and then with quantitative data. MyStatLab™ not included. Students, if MyStatLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyStatLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyStatLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

The Underrepresentation of Women in Science International and Cross Disciplinary Evidence and Debate

Author: Stephen J. Ceci
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
ISBN: 9782889454341
Release Date: 2018-04-20
Genre:

There is no shortage of articles and books exploring women’s underrepresentation in science. Everyone is interested--academics, politicians, parents, high school girls (and boys), women in search of college majors, administrators working to accommodate women’s educational interests; the list goes on. But one thing often missing is an evidence-based examination of the problem, uninfluenced by personal opinions, accounts of “lived experiences,” anecdotes, and the always-encroaching inputs of popular culture. This is why this special issue of Frontiers in Psychology can make a difference. In it, a diverse group of authors and researchers with even more diverse viewpoints find themselves united by their empirical, objective approaches to understanding women’s underrepresentation in science today. The questions considered within this special issue span academic disciplines, methods, levels of analysis, and nature of analysis; what these article share is their scholarly, evidence-based approach to understanding a key issue of our time.

Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309458917
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre: Science

The potential misuse of advances in life sciences research is raising concerns about national security threats. Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies examines the U.S. strategy for reducing biosecurity risks in life sciences research and considers mechanisms that would allow researchers to manage the dissemination of the results of research while mitigating the potential for harm to national security.

The Global Genome

Author: Eugene Thacker
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250306
Release Date: 2006-09-08
Genre: Science

How global biotechnology is redefining "life itself." In the age of global biotechnology, DNA can exist as biological material in a test tube, as a sequence in a computer database, and as economically valuable information in a patent. In The Global Genome, Eugene Thacker asks us to consider the relationship of these three entities and argues that—by their existence and their interrelationships—they are fundamentally redefining the notion of biological life itself. Biological science and the biotech industry are increasingly organized at a global level, in large part because of the use of the Internet in exchanging biological data. International genome sequencing efforts, genomic databases, the development of World Intellectual Property policies, and the "borderless" business of biotech are all evidence of the global intersections of biology and informatics—of genetic codes and computer codes. Thacker points out the internal tension in the very concept of biotechnology: the products are more "tech" than "bio," but the technology itself is fully biological, composed of the biomaterial labor of genes, proteins, cells, and tissues. Is biotechnology a technology at all, he asks, or is it a notion of "life itself" that is inseparable from its use in the biotech industry? The three sections of the book cover the three primary activities of biotechnology today: the encoding of biological materials into digital form—as in bioinformatics and genomics; its recoding in various ways—including the "biocolonialism" of mapping genetically isolated ethnic populations and the newly pervasive concern over "biological security"; and its decoding back into biological materiality—as in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Thacker moves easily from science to philosophy to political economics, enlivening his account with ideas from such thinkers as Georges Bataille, Georges Canguilhem, Michel Foucault, Antonio Negri, and Paul Virilio. The "global genome," says Thacker, makes it impossible to consider biotechnology without the context of globalism.

Introduction to Biological Physics for the Health and Life Sciences

Author: Kirsten Franklin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118934494
Release Date: 2019-02-11
Genre: Science

A thoroughly updated and extended new edition of this well-regarded introduction to the basic concepts of biological physics for students in the health and life sciences. Designed to provide a solid foundation in physics for students following health science courses, the text is divided into six sections: Mechanics, Solids and Fluids, Thermodynamics, Electricity and DC Circuits, Optics, and Radiation and Health. Filled with illustrative examples, Introduction to Biological Physics for the Health and Life Sciences, Second Edition features a wealth of concepts, diagrams, ideas and challenges, carefully selected to reference the biomedical sciences. Resources within the text include interspersed problems, objectives to guide learning, and descriptions of key concepts and equations, as well as further practice problems. NEW CHAPTERS INCLUDE: Optical Instruments Advanced Geometric Optics Thermodynamic Processes Heat Engines and Entropy Thermodynamic Potentials This comprehensive text offers an important resource for health and life science majors with little background in mathematics or physics. It is also an excellent reference for anyone wishing to gain a broad background in the subject. Topics covered include: Kinematics Force and Newton’s Laws of Motion Energy Waves Sound and Hearing Elasticity Fluid Dynamics Temperature and the Zeroth Law Ideal Gases Phase and Temperature Change Water Vapour Thermodynamics and the Body Static Electricity Electric Force and Field Capacitance Direct Currents and DC Circuits The Eye and Vision Optical Instruments Atoms and Atomic Physics The Nucleus and Nuclear Physics Ionising Radiation Medical imaging Magnetism and MRI Instructor’s support material available through companion website, www.wiley.com/go/biological_physics

Statistics for the Life Sciences

Author: Myra L. Samuels
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0136492118
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

For graduate or undergraduate courses in biology, agronomy, medical and health sciences, nutrition, pharmacy, animal science, physical education, forestry, and other life sciences. The style of Statistics for the Life Sciences is informal, uses only minimal mathematical notation, and makes extensive use of graphics and illustrations to teach the concepts. Only elementary algebra is required. *NEW - Includes a number of new sections throughout the text. *NEW - Chapter 8 has been expanded to include a more complete discussion of issues in data collection. *NEW - Includes a new Chapter 10, which includes all of the chi-square test material in a single chapter as well as new sections on Fisher's exact test, McNemar's test, and relative risk and odds ratios. *NEW - Material on residual plots has been added to the new Chapter 12. *NEW - Increased emphasis on interpretation of results using real data which serves to present statistics as important and widely used. This is the only biostatistics text which takes this approach. *Increased emphasis on interpretation of results using real data which serves to present statistics as important and widely used. This is the only biostatistics text

Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences

Author: N. Balakrishnan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470405093
Release Date: 2010-01
Genre: Mathematics

"Data collection holds an essential part in dictating the future of health sciences and public health, as the compilation of statistics allows researchers and medical practitioners to monitor trends in health status, identify health problems, and evaluate the impact of health policies and programs. Methods and Applications of Statistics in the Life and Health Sciences serves as a single, one-of-a-kind resource on the wide range of statistical methods, techniques, and applications that are applied in modern life and health sciences in research. Specially designed to present encyclopedic content in an accessible and self-contained format, this book outlines thorough coverage of the underlying theory and standard applications to research in related disciplines such as biology, epidemiology, clinical trials, and public health. Uniquely combining established literature with cutting-edge research, this book contains classical works and more than twenty-five new articles and completely revised contributions from the acclaimed Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, Second Edition. The result is a compilation of more than eighty articles that explores classic methodology and new topics."--Publisher's description.

Data Integration in the Life Sciences

Author: Amos Bairoch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540698272
Release Date: 2008-06-11
Genre: Computers

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Data Integration in the Life Sciences, DILS 2008, held in Evry, France in June 2008. The 18 revised full papers presented together with 3 keynote talks and a tutorial paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 54 submissions. The papers adress all current issues in data integration and data management from the life science point of view and are organized in topical sections on Semantic Web for the life sciences, designing and evaluating architectures to integrate biological data, new architectures and experience on using systems, systems using technologies from the Semantic Web for the life sciences, mining integrated biological data, and new features of major resources for biomolecular data.

The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences

Author: Brigitte Baldi
Publisher: W H Freeman & Company
ISBN: STANFORD:36105131799608
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Mathematics

Over the past two decades, David Moore's texts helped drive the evolution of statistics education from a focus on computation and formulas to an emphasis on how data are actually collected, analyzed, and interpreted by professionals in real-world settings. Now Brigitte Baldi and David Moore have produced a version of Moore's bestselling brief introductory text, The Basic Practice of Statistics for students in the life sciences. With its focus on life science data sets, examples, and exercises, The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences (PSLS) features the writing style and helpful pedagogy that have helped hundreds of thousands of students see the meaning and relevance of real-world statistics in action. Life science, nursing and allied health students with limited mathematical backgrounds will be able to utilize the same fundamental tools, techniques, and interpretive skills working statisticians rely on everyday. Examples and exercises are drawn from diverse areas of biology such as physiology, brain and behavior, health and medicine, nutrition, ecology, and microbiology.

Calculus for the Life Sciences

Author: Raymond N. Greenwell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321964458
Release Date: 2015-10-07
Genre: Mathematics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Calculus for the Life Sciences 2/e , features interesting, relevant applications that motivate students and highlight the utility of mathematics for the life sciences. This edition also features new ways to engage students with the material, such as Your Turn exercises.

Basic Business Statistics Global Edition

Author: Mark L Berenson
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292069036
Release Date: 2015-02-27
Genre: Business & Economics

For freshman/sophomore, 2 semester/2-3 quarter courses covering finite mathematics and/or calculus for students in business, economics, social sciences, or life sciences. Barnett/Ziegler/Byleen is designed to help students help themselves succeed in the course. This text offers more built-in guidance than any other on the market—with special emphasis on prerequisites skills—and a host of student-friendly features to help students catch up or learn on their own. The content is organized into three parts: (1) A Library of Elementary Functions (Chapters 1-2), (2) Finite Mathematics (Chapters 3-9), and (3) Calculus (Chapters 10-15). This program provides a better teaching and learning experience. Here’s how: More than 6,900 exercises in the text help you craft the perfect assignments for your students, with plenty of support for prerequisite skills. Built-in guidance helps students help themselves learn course content. Flexible coverage allows instructors to use this text in a way that suits their syllabus and teaching style. MyMathLab not included. Students, if MyMathLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyMathLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Plunkett s Consulting Industry Almanac 2007 Consulting Industry Market Research Statistics Trends Leading Companies

Author: Jack W. Plunkett
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781593920708
Release Date: 2007-06
Genre: Business & Economics

This carefully-researched book covers exciting trends in consulting in such fields as marketing, information technology, management, logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, health care and more. Includes complete details on the prestigious management consulting sector, plus our analysis of the information technology consulting business. This reference tool includes thorough market analysis as well as our highly respected trends analysis. You'll find a complete overview, industry analysis and market research report in one superb, value-priced package. It contains thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources. This book also includes statistical tables, an industry glossary and thorough indexes. The corporate profiles section of the book includes our proprietary, in-depth profiles of the 275 leading companies in all facets of consulting. Here you'll find complete profiles of the hot companies that are making news today, the largest, most successful corporations in the business. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key information, addresses, phone numbers and executive names with titles for every company profiled.