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## Table of Contents

Chapter 0 Getting Started

Part I: Exploring Data

Chapter 1 Picturing Distributions with Graphs

Chapter 2 Describing Distributions with Numbers

Chapter 3 The Normal Distributions

Chapter 4 Scatterplots and Correlation

Chapter 5 Regression

Chapter 6 Two-Way Tables

Chapter 7 Exploring Data: Part I Review

Part II: Producing Data

Chapter 8 Producing Data: Sampling

Chapter 9 Producing Data: Experiments

Chapter 10 Data Ethics

Chapter 11 Producing Data: Part II Review

Part III: From Data Production to Inference

Chapter 12 Introducing Probability

Chapter 13 General Rules of Probability

Chapter 14 Binomial Distributions

Chapter 15 Sampling Distributions

Chapter 16 Confidence Intervals: The Basics

Chapter 17 Tests of Significance: The Basics

Chapter 18 Inference in Practice

Chapter 19 From Data Production to Inference: Part III Review

Part IV: Inference about Variables

Chapter 20 Inference about a Population Mean

Chapter 21 Comparing Two Means

Chapter 22 Inference about a Population Proportion

Chapter 23 Comparing Two Proportions

Chapter 24 Inference about Variables: Part IV Review

Chapter 25 Categorical Variables: The Chi-Square Test

Chapter 26 Inference for Regression

Chapter 27 One-Way Analysis of Variance: Comparing Several Means

Part VI: Optional Companion Chapters Available Online

Chapter 28 Nonparametric Tests

Chapter 29 Multiple Regression

Chapter 30 Two-Way Analysis of Variance

Chapter 31 Statistical Process Control

Chapter 32 Resampling: Permutation Tests and the Bootstrap

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### David S. Moore

**David S. Moore** is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Emeritus, at Purdue University and was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association. He received his AB from Princeton and his PhD from Cornell, both in mathematics. He has written many research papers in statistical theory and served on the editorial boards of several major journals. Professor Moore is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as program director for statistics and probability at the National Science Foundation.

In recent years, Professor Moore has devoted his attention to the teaching of statistics. He was the content developer for the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting college-level telecourse Against All Odds: Inside Statistics and for the series of video modules Statistics: Decisions through Data, intended to aid the teaching of statistics in schools. He is the author of influential articles on statistics education and of several leading texts. Professor Moore has served as president of the International Association for Statistical Education and has received the Mathematical Association of America’s national award for distinguished college or university teaching of mathematics.

### William I. Notz

William I. Notz is Professor of Statistics at the Ohio State University. He received his B.S. in physics from the Johns Hopkins University and his Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell University. His first academic job was as an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at Purdue University. While there, he taught the introductory concepts course with Professor Moore and as a result of this experience he developed an interest in statistical education. Professor Notz is a co-author of *EESEE* (*the Electronic Encyclopedia of Statistical Examples and Exercises*) and co-author of *Statistics: Concepts and Controversies*.

Professor Notz’s research interests have focused on experimental design and computer experiments. He is the author of several research papers and of a book on the design and analysis of computer experiments. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association. He has served as the editor of the journal Technometrics and as editor of the Journal of Statistics Education. He has served as the Director of the Statistical Consulting Service, as acting chair of the Department of Statistics for a year, and as an Associate Dean in the College of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the Ohio State University. He is a winner of the Ohio State University’s Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award.

### Michael A. Fligner

Michael A. Fligner is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz and a non-resident Professor Emeritus with the Ohio State University. He received his B.S. in mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. He spent almost 40 years at the Ohio State University where he was Vice Chair of the Department for over 10 years and also served as Director of the Statistical Consulting Service. He has done consulting work with several large corporations in Central Ohio. Professor Fligner's research interests are in Nonparametric Statistical methods and he received the Statistics in Chemistry award from the American Statistical Association for work on detecting biologically active compounds. He is co-author of the bookStatistical Methods for Behavioral Ecologyand received a Fulbright scholarship under the American Republics Research program to work at the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands. He has been an Associate Editor of theJournal of Statistical Education. Professor Fligner is currently associated with the Center for Statistical Analysis in the Social Sciences at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

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