By Eric Sowey,Peter Petocz

ISBN-10: 1119075823

ISBN-13: 9781119075820

A landscape of records: views, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics


Eric Sowey, university of Economics, The college of recent South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Peter Petocz, division of information, Macquarie college, Sydney, Australia

This booklet is a stimulating panoramic journey – fairly diverse from a textbook trip – of the realm of data in either its concept and perform, for lecturers, scholars and practitioners.

At every one cease at the travel, the authors examine strange and quirky features of records, highlighting ancient, biographical and philosophical dimensions of this box of knowledge. Each bankruptcy opens with views on its subject, frequently from numerous issues of view. 5 unique and thought-provoking questions persist with. those objective at widening readers’ wisdom and deepening their perception. Scattered one of the questions are unique puzzles to unravel and tantalising paradoxes to give an explanation for. Readers can evaluate their very own statistical discoveries with the authors’ distinct solutions to all of the questions.


The writing is energetic and alluring, the tips are worthwhile, and the cloth is commonly cross-referenced.


A landscape of Statistics:

  • Leads readers to find the fascinations of statistics.
  • Is an relaxing spouse to an undergraduate facts textbook.
  • Is an enriching resource of data for information academics and practitioners.
  • Is targeted between records books at the present time for its memorable content material and interesting style.


Lending itself both to examining via and to dipping into, A landscape of Statistics will shock academics, scholars and practitioners through the diversity of the way within which records can trap and carry their interest.

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