A Short and Painless Introduction

Lulu Press, 2017 - 122 pages - lots of figures - 6" x 9" format

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While statistics might even be an interesting subject, I understand why pretty much nobody likes it. Its literature is hard to digest and if you don't have a statistician around, it's easy to get lost.

This book is here to help you build a basic understanding of the principles of statistics. It covers fundamental principles, such as

No matter if you are a student of humanities or natural sciences, an interested professional with little or no prior knowledge of statistics, or a dedicated amateur: this book might be for you!

Keywords: Bayes theorem, random variables, standard normal distribution, chi-square distribution, Student's t-distribution, contingency tables, hypothesis testing, p-value, alpha level, significance.