A-Z of Statistical methods

 

On this page you will find links to resources recommended by the Statistical Consulting Unit for wide variety of statistical concepts and methods. To find out more information, please follow the resource link to the Statistical Consulting Unit website.

 

Confidence intervals

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of confidence intervals.

  • Cumming, G. and Calin-Jageman, C. (2016). Introduction to the New Statistics. Routledge. 

 

Introduction to Statistics

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of introduction to statistics.

  • Moore D and McCabe. (2000). Introduction to the practice of statistics, New York, WH Freeman and Co
  • Snedecor, G.W., Cochran, W.G. (1989). Statistical Methods. 8th edn. Iowa State University

 

Linear regression

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of linear regression.

  • Harrell, F.E. (2010). Regression Modeling Strategies. New York: Springer.
  • Faraway, J.J. (2014). Linear Models with R. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall.

 

Multivariate analysis

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of multivariate analysis.

Mardia, K.V., Kent, J.T. and Bibby, I.M. (1994 or later). Multivariate Analysis, 9th edn. or later. Academic Press.

 

Multilevel modelling

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of multilevel modelling.

  • Faraway, J.J. (2016). Extending the linear model with R, 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall.
  • Everitt, B.S.  & Hothorn, T. (2010).  Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using R, 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall.
  • Andrew Robinson, A. (2016). icebreakeR. Melbourne: University of Melbourne. https://cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Robinson-icebreaker.pdf
  • Gelman, A. and Hill, J. (2007). Data Analysis Using regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

 

Permutations and bootstraps

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of permutations and bootstraps.

  • Good, P. (1993). Permutation tests: a practical guide to resampling methods for testing hypothesis, New York, Springer-Verlag
  • Good, P. (2005). Permutation, Parametric, and Bootstrap Tests of Hypotheses, 3rd edn. New York, Springer-Verlag

 

Statistical modelling

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of statistical modelling.

  • Agresti, A. (2007). An introduction to categorical data analysis, Hoboken- NJ Wiley:Interscience
  • Dobson, A.J. and Barnett, A. (2008). An introduction to Generalized linear models. 3rd edn. Chapman and Hall/CRC
  • McCulloch, C.and Searle, S. (2008). Generalized, linear and mixed models. 2nd edn. Wiley

 

Statistical software handbooks

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books for information on statistical software.

  • Everitt, B. and Hothorn, T. (2006). A handbook of statistical analyses using R. Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Landau, S. and Everitt, B. (2004). A handbook of statistical analyses using SPSS. Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Rabe-Hesketh, S. and Everitt, B. (2004). A handbook of statistical analyses using Stata. 3rd edn. Chapman and Hall/CRC
  • Maindonald, J. and Braun, J. (2007). Data analysis and graphics using R. 2nd edn. Cambridge University Press

 

Subject-specific statistical books

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on subject-specific statistics.

  • Bland, M. (2000). An Introduction to Medical Statistics, Oxford University Press
  • Breslow, N.E. and Day, N.E. (1994). Statistical Methods in Cancer Research volumes 1 - 4, International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • Manly, B.F.J. (2007). Randomization, bootstrap and monte carlo methods in biology. 3rd edn. Chapman and Hall/CRC

 

Time series regression

The Statistical Consulting Unit recommends this list of books on the topic of time series regression.

  • Hyndman, R. and Athanasopoulos, G. 92018). Forecasting: principles and practice, 2nd edition, OTexts: Melbourne, Australia. https://otexts.com/fpp2/ .