Statistics Made Simple Do It Yourself on Pc 2nd Edition


  • Author: K . V . S . Sarma
  • Publisher: PHI
  • ISBN-13: 9788120340176
  • Pages: 304
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2010


About The Book
This textbook, now in its second edition, is designed for the students opting for courses in research methodology. It is also intended for the postgraduate students of population studies, sociology, economics, psychology and anthropology.
Written in a reader-friendly style, this thoroughly revised text teaches the students how to handle data and get the desired output through commonly available software like Microsoft Office 2007 and Excel using a step-by-step approach. Real-life data have been analyzed and illustrated through graphs, tables and screenshots. An entire chapter is devoted to Crystal Reports (CRP) software, which is currently used for rendering custom-designed reports from databases.
This book will also benefit all those professionals who are not aware of the use of computer for data handling and statistical analysis.
New to This Edition:
The earlier chapter on Data Handling and Statistics through FoxPro has been replaced by a new chapter titled Data Handling and Statistics through MS-Access.
Chapter 10 on FoxPro Programming for Quick Statistics has been replaced by a new chapter titled Data Analysis using Crystal Reports.
Statistical analysis with SPSS has been thoroughly revised.
Several new examples and exercises have been included.
About the Author
K.V.S. SARMA, Ph.D., is Professor, Department of Statistics, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in statistics, operations research and quality control. He has authored several books on statistics. He is also a consultant in Data Analysis. He is a life member of the Operations Research Society of India and the Indian Society for Probability and Statistics. Professor Sarma has contributed to several national and international journals such as OPSEARCH, European Journal of Operations Research, Production Planning and Control, Economic Quality Control and the Indian Journal of Medical & Pediatric Oncology.
Table of Contents
Preface To The First Edition
1. The Role Of Statistics In Research
2. Basics Of A Computer
3. Windows And Ms-Office For Research Studies
4. Data Handling And Statistics Through Ms-Access
5. Data Handling In Excel
6. Graphs And Charts In Excel
7. Descriptive Statistics Using Excel
8. Inferential Statistics Using Excel
9. Correlation And Regression Analysis
10. Data Analysis Using Crystal Reports
11. Trend Analysis And Related Tools In Excel
12. Statistical Analysis With Spss