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Statistik von Null auf Hundert nähert sich der Statistik über Kochrezepte und einfache Beispiele. Der Leser erhält schnell die erforderliche Kompetenzen, um selber Statistiken anfertigen, auch große Zahlenmengen anschaulich zu visualisieren und wesentliche statistische Kennwerte ermitteln zu können. Das schließt die „Statistiklesefähigkeit“ mit ein: Statistische Angaben in Zeitschriften und Büchern werden transparent, auch Manipulationen mit Statistik werden erkannt. Berechnungen und Lösungen von Kombinatorikfragestellungen werden einfach erklärt.
Vast holdings and assessment of consumer data by large companies are not new phenomena. Firms’ ability to leverage the data to reach customers in targeted campaigns and gain market share is, and on an unprecedented scale. Major companies have moved from serving as data or inventory storehouses, suppliers, and exchange mechanisms to monetizing their data and expanding the products they offer. Such changes have implications for both firms and consumers in the coming years.
In Success with Big Data, Russell Walker investigates the use of internal Big Data to stimulate innovations for operational effectiveness, and the ways in which external Big Data is developed for gauging, or even prompting, customer buying decisions.
Risk control, capital allocation, and realistic derivative pricing and hedging are critical concerns for major financial institutions and individual traders alike. Events from the collapse of Lehman Brothers to the Greek sovereign debt crisis demonstrate the urgent and abiding need for statistical tools adequate to measure and anticipate the amplitude of potential swings in the financial markets—from ordinary stock price and interest rate moves, to defaults, to those increasingly frequent “rare events” fashionably called black swan events.
How to make simple sense of complex statistics–from the author of Numbers Rule Your World
We live in a world of Big Data–and it’s getting biggerevery day. Virtually every choice we make hinges on how someone generates data . . . and how someone else interprets it–whether we realize it or not.
Where do you send your child for the best education?Big Data. Which airline should you choose to ensure a timely arrival? Big Data. Who will you vote for in the next election? Big Data.
The problem is, the more data we have, the more difficult it is to interpret it.
La CITE 2011 est la deuxième révision importante de cette classification (élaborée initialement dans les années 70 et révisée pour la première fois en 1997). Elle a été adoptée par la Conférence générale de l’UNESCO en novembre 2011.
Higher level vocational education and training (Vet) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. What type of training is needed to meet the needs of changing economies? How should the programmes be funded? How should they be linked to academic and university programmes? How can employers and unions be engaged? The country reports in this series look at these and other questions. They form part of Skills beyond School, the Oecd policy review of postsecondary vocational education and training.
Les enfants d’aujourd’hui auront besoin d’un ensemble équilibré de compétences cognitives, sociales et affectives pour réussir dans la vie moderne. Leur faculté à atteindre les objectifs, à travailler avec autrui et à gérer leurs émotions sera essentielle pour affronter les défis du Xxie siècle.Si tout le monde s’accorde à reconnaitre l’importance des compétences sociales et affectives, telles que la persévérance, la sociabilité et l’estime de soi, on ne peut pas en dire autant des moyens à mettre en oeuvre pour améliorer ces compétences et des efforts déployés pour les mesurer et les renforcer.
Analyzing Event Statistics in Corporate Finance provides new alternative methodologies to increase accuracy when performing statistical tests for event studies within corporate finance. In contrast to conventional surveys or literature reviews, Jeng focuses on various methodological defects or deficiencies that lead to inaccurate empirical results, which ultimately produce bad corporate policies. This work discusses the issues of data collection and structure, the recursive smoothing for systematic components in excess returns, the choices of event windows, different time horizons for the events, and the consequences of applications of different methodologies.
It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be is a handbook of how to succeed in the world: a pocket bible for the talented and timid alike to help make the unthinkable thinkable and the impossible possible. The world’s top advertising guru, Paul Arden, offers up his wisdom on issues as diverse as problem solving, responding to a brief, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes, and creativity – all endeavours that can be applied to aspects of modern life. This uplifting and humorous little book provides a unique insight into the world of advertising and is a quirky compilation of quotes, facts, pictures, wit and wisdom – all packed into easy-to-digest, bite-sized spreads.
Authors: Madsen, Birger StjernholmAimed at practitionersThe presentation is as non-mathematical as possibleIncludes many examples of the use of statistical functions in spreadsheetsEmploys a realistic sample survey as an exemplar throughout the bookFills a gap in the existing literature on statisticsAbout this TextbookThis book was written for those who need to know how to collect, analyze and present data. It is meant to be a first course for practitioners, a book for private study or brush-up on statistics, and supplementary reading for general statistics classes.
Planning of actions based on decision theory is a hot topic for many disciplines. Seemingly unlimited computing power, networking, integration and collaboration have meanwhile attracted the attention of fields like Machine Learning, Operations Research, Management Science and Computer Science.
STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS brings together more than twenty-five years of author experience, sound statistical methodology, a proven problem-scenario approach, and meaningful applications to demonstrate how statistical information. Discover how the most trusted approach to statistics today is Simply Powerful with the latest market-leading text from respected authors Anderson/Sweeney/Williams. STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 11e introduces sound statistical methodology within a strong applications setting.
Apart from a thorough exploration of all the important concepts, this volume includes over 75 algorithms, ready for putting into practice. The book also contains numerous hands-on implementations of selected algorithms to demonstrate applications in realistic settings. Readers are assumed to have a sound understanding of calculus, introductory matrix analysis, and intermediate statistics, but otherwise the book is self-contained. Suitable for graduates and undergraduates in mathematics and engineering, in particular operations research, statistics, and computer science.
Exploring the latest developments in the technology and pedagogy of higher education, Technological Advances in Interactive Collaborative Learning presents information technology-oriented educational programs for the next generation of scientists and researchers. It highlights the importance of technology, pedagogy, and management in the higher education ecosystem.With a focus on technological innovations, the book explains how Web 2.0 technologies can enhance collaborative learning and how immersive learning environments and mobile technologies can improve the learning process.
From Abscissa, through to the World Health Organization, this expansive Dictionary comprehensively covers the field of health economics and closely related fields including epidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, demography, medical sociology, medical statistics and bio-statistics, health policy, health administration and health service management, public health medicine and qualitative and quantitative research. Entries and definitions are provided for all key concepts listed with, in many cases, more extended entries on core or controversial ideas.A
Score higher in your business statistics course? Easy.Business statistics is a common course for business majors and MBA candidates. It examines common data sets and the proper way to use such information when conducting research and producing informational reports such as profit and loss statements, customer satisfaction surveys, and peer comparisons."Business Statistics For Dummies" tracks to a typical business statistics course offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels and provides clear, practical explanations of business statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that shows you how these concepts apply to the world of global business and economics.
Six leading Australian-born, international business figures discuss the impact of globalization and technology on Australian business in this examination of the future of business in Australia. The contributors are Rupert Murdoch, president and CEO of News Corporation; Jacques Nasser, former CEO of Ford Motor Company worldwide; Geoff Bible, president and CEO of the Philip Morris Group; Leigh Clifford, CEO of Rio Tinto PLC; Rod Eddington, CEO of British Airways; and Professor Lord May of Oxford, president of the Royal Society and former chief scientific advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Thinking about entering the field of teaching? When you enter a teacher education program, be sure to read THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 14th Edition. This book’s state-of-the-art and reader-friendly approach will help you make an informed decision about becoming a teacher while inspiring and welcoming them to a rewarding, high-impact career. Using multiple sources, including biographies, narratives, profiles, and interviews with top educators and scholars, the text shows you the realities of teaching.
Handbook of Big Data provides a state-of-the-art overview of the analysis of large-scale datasets. Featuring contributions from well-known experts in statistics and computer science, this handbook presents a carefully curated collection of techniques from both industry and academia. Thus, the text instills a working understanding of key statistical and computing ideas that can be readily applied in research and practice.Offering balanced coverage of methodology, theory, and applications, this handbook:Describes modern, scalable approaches for analyzing increasingly large datasetsDefines the underlying concepts of the available analytical tools and techniquesDetails intercommunity advances in computational statistics and machine learningHandbook of Big Data also identifies areas in need of further development, encouraging greater communication and collaboration between researchers in big data sub-specialties such as genomics, computational biology, and finance.
Prevent bullying behaviors, help students become "upstanders" for themselves and others, and foster respectful, welcoming classroom communities with this flexible resource. Featuring lessons that may be completed in 20 minutes or less, the book can be used as a stand-alone curriculum or as a complement to other anti-bullying and character education programs
Look at today’s superachievers in business, technology, the arts, sports, and politics. What were they like as children and teens, and what brought out their incredible talents? In this extraordinary book, 22 unparalleled achievers from diverse professions talk about their own experiences, offering candid insights on how to mentor and empower our children. Kids Who Think Outside the Box presents practical ways to engage and harness a child’s natural inclinations and gifts, whatever they may be.First-person narratives include: Academy Award(r)-nominated director, producer, and actor Spike Lee * Legendary musician and former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney * New York City Mayor and former Bloomberg LLP Chief Executive Michael R.
Among the symmetrical distributions with an infinite domain, the most popular alternative to the normal variant is the logistic distribution as well as the Laplace or the double exponential distribution, which was first introduced in 1774. Occasionally, the Cauchy distribution is also used. Surprisingly, the hyperbolic secant distribution has led a charmed life, although Manoukian and Nadeau had already stated in 1988 that “… the hyperbolic-secant distribution … has not received sufficient attention in the published literature and may be useful for students and practitioners.”
With recent investment firms closing and the stock market falling at record levels, understanding the language of finance is more important than ever. Too few people truly understand what happens to their money simply because they do not understand the language and concepts of finance. This guide defines the most important terms in plain English such as:• Secondary market• Controlling interest• Mid-cap stock• Debt financing• Float timeEach term will be clearly defined, include a pronunciation key, and an example of usage.
This jargon-free resource explains the who, what, why, and where of contemporary personal finance in simple, easy-to-grasp language, covering the key people, events, terms, tools, policies, and products that make up modern money management.• Supplies accessible, comprehensive financial information that explains complex topics in simple language• Shows the relationship between personal finance and everyday life, from renting an apartment to saving for retirement• Answers a wide variety of personal finance questions• Provides a resource suitable for both personal and scholarly use
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