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Statistical methods for planners / Thomas R. Willemain.

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1980] .
ISBN 9780262231015, 0262231018

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Subjects City planning -- Statistical methods.
Urbanisme -- Méthodes statistiques.
Description xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Useful background -- 1. Random variables and probability distributions: Formalizing uncertainty -- 2. Conditional probability distributions: Using additional information to refine predictions -- 3. Descriptive statistics: Portable summaries of probability distributions -- 4. Some probability distributions of special interest to planners -- II. Making estimates -- 5. Estimating the composition of a finite population by sampling -- 6. Estimating a probability -- 7. Estimating a mean -- III. Making predictions -- 8. Multivariate analysis for discrete random variables: Crosstabulations -- 9. Bivariate regression analysis: Conditional prediction of a continuous variable from a single attribute -- 10. Multivariate regression analysis: Conditional prediction of a continuous variable from several attributes -- IV. Making comparisons -- 11. Experiments and quasi-experiments -- Appendixes: -- A. Table of the binomial distribution -- B. Table of the standard Gaussian distribution -- C. Table of percentiles of student's t distribution -- D. Table of 95th percentiles of the F distribution.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5894236
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