- Publication date:
- 2nd ed. - Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2005.
- 8 v. (lxxxiv, 6022) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Publisher's Summary:
The first edition of the "Encyclopedia of Biostatistics" proved an outstanding achievement in scientific publishing. A truly international work, its coverage ranges through statistical issues pertinent to life scientists, healthcare professionals and practising statisticians. Wiley is now pleased to announce the Second Edition of this landmark reference work publishing in February 2005. Drawing on the expertise of the original editorial team the new edition will be revised and expanded to provide, in particular, up-to-date material on bio-informatics and statistical genetics. This major publication is easily accessible for all those involved in statistical activities in medicine and health sciences, from health professionals who are not highly trained in statistics, through to fully qualified and experienced statisticians.Reviews of the First Edition: '...a resource beyond compare...the author index reads like a contemporary Who's Who...nothing in biostatistics is left uncovered...unsurpassed in quality and quantity' - "British Medical Journal". "An unsurpassed addition to the statistical literature ...The present scope of statistics in medical research is nowhere more manifest ...the coverage is breathtaking" - "International Journal of Epidemiology".
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Also available on the World Wide Web.
- Armitage, P.