Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In

Best Statistics Books

Recommendations from 29 articles, Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ev Williams and 43 others.
Best Statistics Books
98 books on the list
Sort by
Number of Articles
Naked Statistics book cover
Naked Statistics
Stripping the Dread from the Data
Charles Wheelan - 2013-01-07
Goodreads Rating
Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on...
Practical Statistics for Data Scientists book cover
Practical Statistics for Data Scientists
50+ Essential Concepts Using R and Python
Peter Bruce - 2020-05-26
Goodreads Rating
Statistical methods are a key part of data science, yet few data scientists have formal statistical training. Courses and books on basic statistics rarely cover the topic from a data science perspective. The second edition of this popular guide adds comprehensive examples in Python, provides practical guidance on applying statistical methods to dat...
An Introduction to Statistical Learning book cover
An Introduction to Statistical Learning
with Applications in R (Springer Texts in Statistics)
Gareth James - 2013-06-24
Goodreads Rating
An Introduction to Statistical Learning provides an accessible overview of the field of statistical learning, an essential toolset for making sense of the vast and complex data sets that have emerged in fields ranging from biology to finance to marketing to astrophysics in the past twenty years. This book presents some of the most important modelin...
Statistics in Plain English book cover
Statistics in Plain English
Timothy C. Urdan - 2016-07-25 (first published in 2001)
Goodreads Rating
This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts su...
Think Stats book cover
Think Stats
Exploratory Data Analysis
Allen B. Downey - 2014-11-04 (first published in 2011)
Goodreads Rating
If you know how to program, you have the skills to turn data into knowledge, using tools of probability and statistics. This concise introduction shows you how to perform statistical analysis computationally, rather than mathematically, with programs written in Python.By working with a single case study throughout this thoroughly revised book, you'...
The Elements of Statistical Learning book cover
The Elements of Statistical Learning
Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction (Springer Series in Statistics)
Trevor Hastie - 2003-07-29
Goodreads Rating
During the past decade there has been an explosion in computation and information technology. With it has come vast amounts of data in a variety of fields such as medicine, biology, finance, and marketing. The challenge of understanding these data has led to the development of new tools in the field of statistics, and spawned new areas such as data...
Statistics Done Wrong book cover
Statistics Done Wrong
The Woefully Complete Guide
Alex Reinhart - 2015-02-28 (first published in 2013)
Goodreads Rating
Everyone knows that abuse of statistics is rampant in popular media. Politicians and marketers present shoddy evidence for dubious claims all the time. But smart people make mistakes too, and when it comes to statistics, plenty of otherwise great scientists--yes, even those published in peer-reviewed journals--are doing statistics wrong."Statistics...
AP Statistics with Online Tests book cover
AP Statistics with Online Tests
Martin Sternstein - 2019-07-02
Goodreads Rating
Barron’s AP Statistics has in-depth content review, practice tests, and expert explanations to help students feel prepared on test day. This edition includes: Five full-length practice tests in the bookThree full-length practice tests onlineOne diagnostic test helps identify strengths and weaknesses so students can focus their study on areas for im...
All of Statistics book cover
All of Statistics
A Concise Course in Statistical Inference (Springer Texts in Statistics)
Larry Wasserman - 2004-09-16 (first published in 2003)
Goodreads Rating
Taken literally, the title "All of Statistics" is an exaggeration. But in spirit, the title is apt, as the book does cover a much broader range of topics than a typical introductory book on mathematical statistics. This book is for people who want to learn probability and statistics quickly. It is suitable for graduate or advanced undergraduate stu...
Head First Statistics book cover
Head First Statistics
A Brain-Friendly Guide
Dawn Griffiths - 2008-09-04
Goodreads Rating
Wouldn't it be great if there were a statistics book that made histograms, probability distributions, and chi square analysis more enjoyable than going to the dentist? Head First Statistics brings this typically dry subject to life, teaching you everything you want and need to know about statistics through engaging, interactive, and thought-provoki...
Discovering Statistics Using R by Andy Field
The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
OpenIntro Statistics by David M Diez
How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
The Art of Statistics by David Spiegelhalter
Statistics, 11th Edition by Robert S. Witte
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning by Christopher M. Bishop
Computer Age Statistical Inference by Bradley Efron
Bayesian Methods for Hackers by Cameron Davidson-Pilon Davidson-Pilon
Statistics by AI Publishing
How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos
You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney
Statistics II for Dummies by Deborah J. Rumsey
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Statistics by Robert A. Donnelly Jr.
Statistics for Business and Economics by James T. McClave
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Applied Predictive Modeling by Max Kuhn
Judgment Under Uncertainty by Daniel Kahneman
Probability Theory by E. T. Jaynes
Bill James Baseball Abstract, 1986 by Bill James
Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models by Andrew Gelman
An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications by William Feller
Numerical Recipes 3rd Edition by William H. Press
Statistics for Experimenters by George E. P. Box
Introduction to Probability by Dimitri P. Bertsekas
An Adventure in Statistics by Andy Field
Probability Theory by Y. A. Rozanov
Data Analysis by Devinderjit Sivia
A Course in Probability Theory, Third Edition by Kai Lai Chung
Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences by Daniel S. Wilks
The Probability Tutoring Book by Carol Ash
Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics by Warren J. Ewens
Empirical Methods for Artificial Intelligence by Paul R. Cohen
Info We Trust by RJ Andrews
Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions by Frederick Mosteller
Honest Rainmaker by A. J. Liebling
Student Study Guide to Accompany Statistics Alive! 2e by Wendy J. Steinberg by Wendy J. Steinberg
Business Analytics Study Guide by Habiba Emadi Keshtiar
ANALYTICS by Henry Gersh
Basic Probability by Henk Tijms
Understanding Probability by Henk Tijms
R for Data Science by Hadley Wickham
Ready, Study, Go! by Khurshed Batliwala, Dinesh Ghodke
Data Science from Scratch by Joel Grus
Python Data Science Handbook by Jake Vanderplas
Ace the Data Science Interview by Nick Singh, Kevin Huo
Statistics in Psychology and Education by S.K. Mangal
Statistics for Economics - Class 11 - CBSE (2020-21) by TR Jain and VK Ohri
Statistics Economics for Class 11 (Examination 2020-2021) by
Nursing Research and Statistics by Sharma
Mostly Harmless Econometrics by Joshua D. Angrist
Mastering 'Metrics by Joshua D. Angrist
Statistical Methods (Combined Vol), 1Ed by DAS
Confident Data Skills by Kirill Eremenko
Statistical Inference by Casella, George, Berger, Roger L. [Cengage Learning, 2001]2nd edition [Hardcover] by Roger L. Berger George Casella
Introductory Econometrics by Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
A Student’s Guide to Bayesian Statistics by Ben Lambert
Cracking the AP Statistics Exam, 2020 Edition by The Princeton Review
Statistics For Economics & Introductory Microeconomics For CBSE Class 11 - 2021-2022 Session by
A Hands-On Introduction to Data Science by Chirag Shah
Statistics for Economics - Class 11 - CBSE (2021-22) by TR Jain
Pattern Classification 2nd Edition with Computer Manual 2nd Edition Set by Richard O. Duda
Data Science and Big Data Analytics by Emc Education Services
Statistics by R S N Pillai
Machine Learning Cookbook with Python by Rehan Guha
Statistics by E. Wayne Courtney
Statistics Crash Course for Beginners by AI Publishing
Statistics Made Easy by Alan Graham
Data Analysis In Business Research by D Israel
Statistics for Machine Learning by Himanshu Singh
Probability Theory and Statistical Applications by Peter Zörnig
Statistics for Economics by Dr D P Jain
Probability for Statistics and Machine Learning by Anirban DasGupta
Statistics Without Tears by Aa
Principles of Statistics by M. G. Bulmer
How Animals Work by Schmidt-Nielsen
The Model Thinker by Scott E. Page
Statistics by David Freedman
The Lady Tasting Tea by David Salsburg
First Course in Probability, A by Sheldon Ross
Modern Mathematical Statistics with Applications by Jay L. Devore