[R] 20% off selected R and S-plus books from Cambridge University Press

From: Graham Robertson <grobertson_at_cambridge.org>
Date: Thu 05 Apr 2007 - 12:17:47 GMT

Get 20% off selected Cambridge books for the R-help community.  

Until the end of June, R-help users can get an exclusive discount on the following Cambridge University Press books that use R or S-plus! Simply visit http://www.cambridge.org/rbooks and click the appropriate link to get more information about the book(s) that interests you. To get your discount, you will need to click the 'Add to Basket' button on the book's information page, and then enter the discount code RSTATZ when prompted. You can order as many books as you wish from the list..

The books:

Data Analysis and Graphics Using R
2nd Edition
John Maindonald, Australian National University, Canberra John Braun, University of Western Ontario

>From reviews of previous edition:
?I would strongly recommend the book to scientists who have already had a regression or a linear models course and who wish to learn to use R ? an easy-to-read and an understandable reference on the use of R for practical data analysis.? R News

*Practical, hands-on, example-based approach deals with real-world issues
*Extensive use of graphs for exploration of data and interpretation of
*R code, data sets, updates and exercise solutions, all provided on
companion website
*This revised edition reflects changes in R since 2003 and has new
material on survival analysis, random coefficient models, and the handling of high-dimensional data.

9780521861168, Hardback, Offer Price ?34.40/$64.00 Get your discount at: http://www.cambridge.org/rbooks

Bootstrap Methods and their Application
A. C. Davison, ?cole Polytechnique F?d?rale, Lausanne D. V. Hinkley, University of California, Santa Barbara

?We recommend this book most highly. It made us stop and think regularly and contributed tremendously to our understanding of the bootstrap. It is an excellent book for professors, students, practitioners, and researchers alike.? Journal of American Statistical Association

9780521574716, Paperback, Offer Price: ?30.00 /$48.00 Get your discount at: http://www.cambridge.org/rbooks

Quantile Regression
Roger Koenker, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

'? well written and easy to read, with useful illustrations of important aspects of quantile regression. It is obvious that the author knows the subject inside out, giving an up-to-date, exhaustive account of the subject. ? The book is a valuable contribution to the statistical literature, and a must have for every statistician or econometrician interested in quantile regression methods.' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

9780521608275, Paperback, Offer Price: ?15.99/$27.99 Get your discount at: http://www.cambridge.org/rbooks

Statistical Analysis of Stochastic Processes in Time J. K. Lindsey, Universit? de Li?ge, Belgium

'This book is an extraordinary piece of literature ? It is simply a masterpiece and even the most experienced statistician will learn a thing or two from this text. ? It is more than a mere cookery book type of statistical commands, output and interpretation but, rather, a deep understanding and appreciation of the statistical thinking process. ? The book is well written and would be good reading for applied statisticians as well as all post-graduate and faculty members who interact with data. Libraries should purchase a copy.' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A

Statistical Models
A. C. Davison, ?cole Polytechnique F?d?rale, Lausanne

?? an almost encyclopaedic survey of modern parametric statistics. In my view this mammoth and scholarly undertaking invites comparison with Kendall's original Advanced Theory of Statistics, providing as it does a snapshot of the discipline at the present time. Anybody who is seriously involved in the theory or practice of statistics would be well advised to ensure that they have access to a copy.? Short Book Reviews
*Blends theory and practice to give a useful general discussion of
statistical modelling
*Unrivalled coverage of major modern statistical methodologies
*Many problems, with practical exercises based on the S language at the
end of each chapter

9780521773393, Hardback. Offer Price ?37.60/$68.00 Get your discount at: http://www.cambridge.org/rbooks

I hope that you found this message of interest. You can browse all Cambridge's Statistics titles at http://www.cambridge.org/statistics, where members of the Royal Statistical Society can also claim a discount on selected titles.

Best wishes

Graham Robertson
Senior Marketing Controller,
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Cambridge University Press
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