Lauded by students and instructors alike for its readability and ease of comprehension, Stats: Data and Models, Second Edition, focuses on statistical thinking and data analysis. The text incorporates compelling examples derived from the authors' wealth of consulting experience and encourages students to learn how to reason with data. The book is organized into short chapters that focus on one topic at a time and offer instructors maximum flexibility in planning courses.Written in an approachable style without sacrificing rigor, this newly revised text is appropriate for a one- or two-semester course. Features include Math Boxes, which present the mathematical underpinnings of the statistical methods and concepts, and advanced topics, such as Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Multiple Regression, and Nonparametrics. Datasets and other resources (where applicable) for this book are available here .De Veaux, Richard D. is the author of 'Stats Data And Models', published 2007 under ISBN 9780321433794 and ISBN 0321433793.