Re: stats books?
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 21:45:10 -0500
As much as I love Lex and Toon's "Applied Mathematics..." book, it is not a statistics book. Nor is Shallahamer's "Forecasting..." book.
For a good intuitive introduction to statistics, I recommend putting $11
down on this one:
http://www.amazon.com/Statistics-Manual-Edwin-L-Crow/dp/048660599X. If you want a really good book with a focus on statistics for performance analysts, use
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 11:21 AM, John D Parker <orclwzrd_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Any one have any suggestions for good stats books for dba's. I continue to
> discover that I should have signed up for those stats classes back in the
> dark ages of college. I already have some cap planning books that are full
> of incomprehensible symbols and formulas. I almost need a how to for
> performance analyzers with regard to stats. I do some play stuff now with
> avg and std dev and slope and things but nothing complicated. Any
> suggestions you have would be appreciated.