The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend th…
Clearly demonstrates a wide range of sampling methods now in use by governments, in business, market and operations research, social science, medicine, public health, agriculture, and accounting. Gives proofs of all the theoretical results used in m…
A new look at weak-convergence methods in metric spaces—from a master of probability theory In this new edition, Patrick Billingsley updates his classic work Convergence of Probability Measures to reflect developments of the past thirty years.…
The principles and concepts of survey measurement quality Issues of survey quality have become increasingly more prominent in recent years. As more and more professionals who are not necessarily trained as survey researchers take on tasks associated…
Written and painstakingly edited by leading experts, this volume offers a state-of-the-art overview of and solid foundation in up-to-date survey questionnaire issues, concerns, and responses. Like several other books in the Wiley Series in Survey Me…
A comprehensive framework for both reduction of nonresponse and postsurvey adjustment for nonresponse This book provides guidance and support for survey statisticians who need to develop models for postsurvey adjustment for nonresponse, and for surv…
WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcov…
The brand new edition of this classic text—with more exercises and easier to use than ever Like the first edition, this new version of Lamperti’s classic text succeeds in making this fascinating area of mathematics accessible to readers wh…
Bringing together business and engineering to reliability analysis With manufactured products exploding in numbers and complexity, reliability studies play an increasingly critical role throughout a product’s entire life cycle—from design…
At last—a social scientist's guide through the pitfalls of modern statistical computing Addressing the current deficiency in the literature on statistical methods as they apply to the social and behavioral sciences, Numerical Issues in Statist…
The term Financial Derivative is a very broad term which has come to mean any financial transaction whose value depends on the underlying value of the asset concerned. Sophisticated statistical modelling of derivatives enables practitioners in the b…
Originally published in 2000, Financial Derivatives in Theory and Practice is a complete, rigorous and readable account of the mathematics underlying derivative pricing and a guide to applying these ideas to solve real pricing problems. It is aimed…
"This book is to be recommended as a standard shelf reference . . . and as a ‘must’ to be read by all who wish to better use and understand data involving dichotomous or dichotomizable measurements." — American Journal of Psyc…
A thoroughly updated and revised look at system reliability theory Since the first edition of this popular text was published nearly a decade ago, new standards have changed the focus of reliability engineering and introduced new concepts and termin…
Analysing Survival Data from Clinical Trials and Observational Studies provides a thorough yet accessible, practical guide for medical research professionals with limited statistical experience, with careful explanations of the underlying stati…
The area’s benchmark text, completely revised and updated In the twenty years since publication of the first edition of The Statistical Analysis of Failure Time Data, researchers have produced a library of material on this constantly evolving…
Statistical estimation of indices for measuring risk is a key topic in epidemiology. A good estimator, that is unbiased and efficient, can help investigators search for the possible causes of disease. Good use of statistical methods can enable publi…
The field of communication systems is full of complex design questions concerning performance and reliability. Since data traffic and errors occur in a random fashion, stochastic models are used for developing and comparing systems. In particular, s…
Cross-over trials are an important class of design used in the pharmaceutical industry and medical research, and their use continues to grow. Cross-over Trials in Clinical Research, Second Edition has been fully updated to include the latest methodo…
Originally published in 1959, this classic volume has had a major impact on generations of statisticians. Newly issued in the Wiley Classics Series, the book examines the basic theory of analysis of variance by considering several different mathemat…
Pollution is an environmental issue that concerns us all and is of major importance in terms of its impact on people’s health and their living and working environments. This most recent volume of the Statistics for the Environment titles compr…
An outstanding introduction to the fundamentals of regression analysis-updated and expanded The methods of regression analysis are the most widely used statistical tools for discovering the relationships among variables. This classic text, with its…
A non--mathematical introductory statistics text that combines clear explanation of concepts, an extensive coverage of useful statistical techniques, and numerous illustrations with live data from diverse fields. Emphasizes assumptions and limitatio…
Offering a viable solution to the long-standing problem of estimating the abundance of rare, clustered populations, adaptive sampling designs are rapidly gaining prominence in the natural and social sciences as well as in other fields with inherentl…
Praise for the Second Edition "Statistics for Research has other fine qualities besides superior organization. The examples and the statistical methods are laid out with unusual clarity by the simple device of using special formats for each. The boo…
Praise for the First Edition Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments "A very useful book for self study and reference." –Journal of Quality Technology "Very well written. It is concise and really packs a lot of material i…
The World Wide Web is growing in size at a remarkable rate. It is a huge evolving system and its data are rife with uncertainties. Probability and statistics are the fundamental mathematical tools that enable us to model, reason and infe…
In compiling articles from eighteen professionals in the field of science and technical communication, this unique collection updates readers on the evolving theory, teaching, and practice within the field. A framework is provided on the direction p…
Research in the statistical analysis of extreme values has flourished over the past decades: new probability models, inference and data analysis techniques have been introduced, while new application areas have been explored. Statistics of Extremes:…
The Wiley Classics Library consists of selected books that have become recognized classics in their respective fields. With these new unabridged and inexpensive editions, Wiley hopes to extend the life of these important works by making them availab…
Multilevel modelling facilitates the analysis of hierarchical data where observations may be nested within higher levels of classification. In health care research, for example, a study may be undertaken to determine the variability of patient outco…
Financial risk management has become a popular practice amongst financial institutions to protect against the adverse effects of uncertainty caused by fluctuations in interest rates, exchange rates, commodity prices, and equity prices. New financial…
A new, revised edition of a yet unrivaled work on frequency domain analysis Long recognized for his unique focus on frequency domain methods for the analysis of time series data as well as for his applied, easy-to-understand approach, Peter Bloomfie…
Praise for THE SECOND EDITION "A valuable contribution . . . rigorous and carefully thought out." –Zeitschrift fur Operations Research A state-of-the-art text on stochastic models and their applications Much has changed in the field o…
A basic understanding of statistical concepts and methodology is essential for every research scientist. Statistics in Ecotoxicology is a comprehensive, well-illustrated text, tailored to meet the needs of all ecotoxicologists from undergraduates to…
A thorough review of the most current regression methods in time series analysis Regression methods have been an integral part of time series analysis for over a century. Recently, new developments have made major strides in such areas as non-contin…
Praise for the First Edition "An enticing approach to the subject. . . . Students contemplating a career in statistics will acquire a valuable understanding of the underlying structure of statistical theory. . . statisticians should consider pu…
Offers an in--depth report on advanced statistical tools for public health disease surveillance, which is the result of a prestigious World Health Organisation (WHO) and EU Biomed programme initiative. Traditionally, the role of public health diseas…
An in-depth look at current issues, new research findings, and interdisciplinary exchange in survey methodology and processingSurvey Measurement and Process Quality extends the marriage of traditional survey issues and continuous quality improvement…
Key Features of the Fourth Edition * Chapter 4, Probability, is now optional * Ten new smaller data sets, in addition to the hallmark Framingham Heart Study Data * Streamlined! - Organizing Data and Describing Data are now combined into a single cha…
Financial mathematics has recently enjoyed considerable interest on account of its impact on the finance industry. In parallel, the theory of Lévy processes has also seen many exciting developments. These powerful modelling tools allow the user to m…
An accessible, clearly organized survey of the basic topics of measure theory for students and researchers in mathematics, statistics, and physics In order to fully understand and appreciate advanced probability, analysis, and advanced mathematical…
An interdisciplinary look at interaction in the standardized survey interview This volume presents a theoretical and empirical inquiry into the interaction between interviewers and respondents in standardized research interviews. The editors include…
A comprehensive account of economic size distributions around the world and throughout the years In the course of the past 100 years, economists and applied statisticians have developed a remarkably diverse variety of income distribution models, yet…
The information contained in this book has served as the basis for a graduate-level biostatistics class at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The book focuses in the General Linear Model (GLM) theory, stated in matrix terms, which prov…
New practical techniques for nonlinear system research and evaluation Nonlinear Systems Techniques and Applications provides the most practical techniques currently available for analyzing and identifying nonlinear systems from random data measured…
In modern society, we are ever more aware of the environmental issues we face, whether these relate to global warming, depletion of rivers and oceans, despoliation of forests, pollution of land, poor air quality, environmental health issues, etc. At…