My twenty essential Statistics books to get my degree

A Listmania! list by Jorge Francisco de la Vega Gongora
The list author says: "Now that i finally got an Ipad, I was wondering which are the books that I want to have everywhere to read and consult from time to time. I decided to include textbooks that were influential during my studies in Minnesota, and also those that I used frequently in my work for the following topics: time series, Bayesian Statistics, Multivariate analysis, linear models, stochastic simulation, sampling and statistical computing and general theory."
Forecasting: Methods and Applications
1.  Forecasting: Methods and Applications by Rob J Hyndman
The list author says:
  "A good working book to learn the basics of forecasting, with examples from S and R, although not mentioned explicitly. Needs update."
$174.04   Used & New from: $35.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Forecasting with Exponential Smoothing: The State Space Approach (Springer Series in Statistics)
2.  Forecasting with Exponential Smoothing: The State Space Approach (Springer Series in Statistics) by Rob J Hyndman
The list author says:
  "A good introduction to state space models from an empirical point of view. The monograph is very complete and readable"
$79.20   Used & New from: $72.13
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Bayesian Data Analysis, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science)
3.  Bayesian Data Analysis, Second Edition (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science) by Andrew Gelman
The list author says:
  "A comprehensive introductory and deep book with many good examples."
Used & New from: $28.00
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

See buying options
Modern Applied Statistics with S (Statistics and Computing)
4.  Modern Applied Statistics with S (Statistics and Computing) by W. N. Venables
The list author says:
  "This is a classic on statistical computing that is a little out of date but at its time was one with a excellent survey of methods"
$86.89   Used & New from: $73.88
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis (6th Edition)
5.  Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis (6th Edition) by Richard A. Johnson
The list author says:
  "I enjoy the use of this basic book in my multivariate class. Not very technical, but a good introduction to the more commonly used methods."
$162.90   Used & New from: $82.00
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

An Introduction to the Bootstrap (Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability)
6.  An Introduction to the Bootstrap (Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability) by Robert Tibshirani
The list author says:
  "One of the most illustrative books of the Ph.D."
$100.47   Used & New from: $83.04
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second Edition (Springer Series in Statistics)
7.  The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second Edition (Springer Series in Statistics) by Trevor Hastie
The list author says:
  "I did not use this text in my generation, but I find it vey well written an in a very nice colored edition. I found it useful in my work"
$82.07   Used & New from: $54.19
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Time Series Analysis by State Space Methods (Oxford Statistical Science Series)
8.  Time Series Analysis by State Space Methods (Oxford Statistical Science Series) by J. Durbin
The list author says:
  "I did use this text to learn myself about state space models.I found the book understandable and very well written."
$118.75   Used & New from: $45.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Sampling: Design and Analysis (Advanced Series)
9.  Sampling: Design and Analysis (Advanced Series) by Sharon L. Lohr
The list author says:
  "I learn abut this book giving advice to another student. I found the book very clear, deep and very useful in practice. This book is translated to spanish, but I prefer the english edition."
$262.58   Used & New from: $151.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis 2nd Edition by James O. Berger B01_0160
10.  Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis 2nd Edition by James O. Berger B01_0160 by James O. Berger
The list author says:
  "Classic (I think now) introduction to the Bayesian reasoning and fundamentals. In the border between economics and statistics, due to its treatment on utility and loss"
Out of stock

Applied Linear Regression
11.  Applied Linear Regression by Sanford Weisberg
The list author says:
  "My most fundamental textbook on linear regression. This is one of the most used books in my professional life. It might be correlated with the fact that Sandy was my advisor at Minnesota?"
$116.72   Used & New from: $20.15
2.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics
12.  Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics by R. Dennis Cook
The list author says:
  "I was student during the born of this textbook and actually I was part of the team working on the solutions manual. I like this book and I love Arc, although is not being developed anymore. I wish that part of the functionality of Arc can be developed on R to have interactivity"
$147.26   Used & New from: $2.69
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

A First Course in Design and Analysis of Experiments
13.  A First Course in Design and Analysis of Experiments by Gary W. Oehlert
The list author says:
  "When I was a TA in Minnesota I used this book of Professor Oehlert. I think is a very clever book, and I learn a lot doing the exercises, since they are not trivial. It has a mathematical  and logical touch"
Used & New from: $144.05
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

See buying options
Bayes and Empirical Bayes Methods for Data Analysis, Second Edition
14.  Bayes and Empirical Bayes Methods for Data Analysis, Second Edition by Bradley P. Carlin
The list author says:
  "I was a student of professor Thomas, and I studied in the first edition of this textbook. Very nice, complete and practical. I wish I had a class with Carlin, but there was no chance!"
Used & New from: $14.90
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

See buying options
Multivariate Statistical Modelling Based on Generalized Linear Models (Springer Series in Statistics)
15.  Multivariate Statistical Modelling Based on Generalized Linear Models (Springer Series in Statistics) by L. Fahrmeir
The list author says:
  "Very nice and different book. I used to learn about ordinal logistic regression"
$171.87   Used & New from: $115.02
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Principal Component Analysis (Springer Series in Statistics)
16.  Principal Component Analysis (Springer Series in Statistics) by I. T. Jolliffe
The list author says:
  "I think that this book was influential to study statistics. I discover the book in the library when I was undergraduate. I like the topic and the treatment very interesting"
$189.42   Used & New from: $157.34
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions (Springer Series in Statistics)
17.  Tools for Statistical Inference: Methods for the Exploration of Posterior Distributions and Likelihood Functions (Springer Series in Statistics) by Martin Abba Tanner
The list author says:
  "Used in computational statistics. Concise and clear. Very useful textbook"
$119.30   Used & New from: $39.35
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Statistical Analysis with Missing Data
18.  Statistical Analysis with Missing Data by Roderick J. A. Little
The list author says:
  "I always wanted to read this book but until recently I started studying it. I think is fundamental for all statistician, as missing data is a endemic problem. But I didn't use during my degree, only until I started working with real datasets."
$116.67   Used & New from: $94.58
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Regression Graphics: Ideas for Studying Regressions Through Graphics
19.  Regression Graphics: Ideas for Studying Regressions Through Graphics by R. Dennis Cook
The list author says:
  "The main topic for me in Minnesota. It is a wonderful book and very illustrative of profound statistical ideas."
$145.07   Used & New from: $42.35
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models
20.  Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models by Jennifer Hill
The list author says:
  "Although I didn't use this book at school, since it was published recently, I found it as essential as the other books in the list."
$62.64   Used & New from: $41.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.com
 Go to Your Profile page

Customer Discussions about products in this list  
   

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Jorge Francisco de la Vega Gongora
Qualifications: Ph. D. in Statistics, University of Minnesota
Last updated: 8/13/10
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

My most heavily used stats books My most heavily used stats books

My most heavily used stats books: A list of 40 items by stavka-ctong "stavka-ctong"

Modern statistical inference Modern statistical inference

Modern statistical inference: A list of 10 items by T. Triche

Plannersforum Plannersforum

Plannersforum: A list of 17 items by Plannersforum

statistical computing statistical computing

statistical computing: A list of 40 items by Michael R. Chernick "statman31147"

Bayesian decision analysis Bayesian decision analysis

Bayesian decision analysis: A list of 15 items by Abstract Space

   

More So You'd Like to...