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Encyclopedia of Biostatistics Hardcover – 18 Feb 2005


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  • Hardcover: 6100 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 2nd Edition edition (18 Feb 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047084907X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470849071
  • Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 23.4 x 27.9 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,796,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"…represents the contributions of the very best expertise in the field of biostatistics. For the benefit of the profession, this outstanding resource should be available to the widest possible audience." ( Journal of the American Statistical Association , June 2006) "Although the editors admit that comprehensive coverage is impossible, they have made a masterful attempt to achieve it. Over 300 articles have been revised…with 120 additional articles…highly recommended." ( CHOICE , November 2005) "...I hope and trust this encyclopedia will find its way into many institutional libraries..."  ( Genes, Brains and Behavior , 6:304 2007)

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excellent encyclopedia 12 Dec 2008
By Michael R. Chernick - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I have the first edition of this which was a six volume set. The editors are the same. Peter Armitage is a world famous biostatistician. The entries in the first edition were excellent and up to the standards set by the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences by Johnson, Kotz and Read. I would expect the same in the second edition and the expansion to 8 volumes is just a testament to the new terms and methodologies that have matured over the last several year.
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