RESOURCES: Become Statistics Savvy

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Science  09 Aug 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5583, pp. 903
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5583.903b

If you break out in a cold sweat when colleagues mention quantile plots and Kruskal-Wallis tests, you could use a crash course in statistics. Beef up your stats IQ with this primer from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the microchip consortium SEMATECH. Eight chapters guide you through topics such as measurement, selecting statistical models, and data analysis, using samples and in-depth case studies that emphasize engineering problems.

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