".a very useful resource for courses in nonparametric statistics in which the emphasis is on applications rather than on theory. It also deserves a place in libraries of all institutions where introductory statistics courses are taught." -CHOICE
This Second Edition presents a practical and understandable approach that enhances and expands the statistical toolset for readers. This book includes:
* New coverage of the sign test and the Kolmogorov-Smirnov two-sample test in an effort to offer a logical and natural progression to statistical power
* SPSS(r) (Version 21) software and updated screen captures to demonstrate how to perform and recognize the steps in the various procedures
* Data sets and odd-numbered solutions provided in an appendix, and tables of critical values
* Supplementary material to aid in reader comprehension, which includes: narrated videos and screen animations with step-by-step instructions on how to follow the tests using SPSS; online decision trees to help users determine the needed type of statistical test; and additional solutions not found within the book.