ASQ - Statistics Division



A magazine about statistics and its use in society.

Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics
Emphasizes applications of statistics in the agricultural, biological, and environmental sciences.

Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics
Contains cutting-edge research, data, surveys, and more on numerical graphical displays and methods, and perception.

Journal of the American Statistical Association
Articles focus on statistical applications, theory, and methods in economic, social, physical, engineering, and health sciences and on new methods of statistical education.

Contributes to the development and use of statistical methods in the physical, chemical, and engineering sciences with an emphasis on the application of statistical concepts and methods to problems that occur in these fields.

The American Statistician
Provides timely general-interest articles addressing current national and international statistical problems and programs, public policy matters of direct interest to the statistical profession, and the teaching of statistics.

Journal of Quality Technology
JQT is published quarterly by ASQ. The objective of the Journal of Quality Technology is to contribute to the technical advancement of the field of quality technology by publishing papers that emphasize the practical applicability of new techniques, instructive examples of the operation of existing techniques, and results of historical researches.

Quality Engineering
Quality Engineering is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal co-published by Taylor and Francis and ASQ.


Other Journals

Quality Digest Magazine
A source for quality news, tips, techniques, and provocative articles including a monthly feature on SPC.

Books & Reviews

Applied Statistics, Principles and Examples
Cox and Snell (1981)
Chapman and Hall

Statistical Distributions: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners
Hastings and Peacock (1975)
John Wiley and Sons

Discrete Multivariate Distributions
Johnson and Kotz (1997)
John Wiley and Sons

Univariate Discrete Distributions
Johnson and Kotz (1993)
John Wiley and Sons

Continuous Univariate Distributions
Johnson and Kotz (1995)
John Wiley and Sons

Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
Kotz and Johnson (1981)
John Wiley and Sons

Statistics: Concepts and Controversies
Moore (1991)
W.H. Freeman

Introduction to the Practice of Statistics, 2nd ed.
Moore and McCabe (1993)
W.H. Freeman

Statistical Methods, 8th ed.
Snedecor and Cochran (1989)
IA St U Press

Experimental Design

Statistics for Experimenters
Box, Hunter and Hunter (1978)
John Wiley and Sons

Empirical Model-Building and Response Surfaces
Box and Draper (1987)
John Wiley and Sons

Experimental Designs, 2nd ed
Cochran and Cox (1950)
John Wiley and Sons

Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Approach
Maxwell and Delaney (1990)

Analysis of Messy Data, Volume 1: Designed Experiments
Milliken and Johnson (1984)
Van Nostrand Reinhold

Analysis of Messy Data : Nonreplicated Experiments
Milliken and Johnson (1989)
Chapman & Hall

Design and Analysis of Experiments, 4th ed.
Montgomery (1996)
John Wiley and Sons

Statistical Principles in Experimental Design, 3rd ed
Winer, Brown, and Michels (1991)

Linear Models

Empirical Model-Building and Response Surfaces
Box and Draper (1987)
John Wiley and Sons

Applied Regression Analysis, 2nd ed
Draper and Smith (1981)
John Wiley and Sons

Generalized Additive Models
Hastie and Tibshirani (1990)
Chapman & Hall

The Analysis of Linear Models
Hocking (1985)

Applied Logistic Regression
Hosmer and Lemeshow (1989)
John Wiley & Sons

Generalized Linear Models, 2nd ed.
McCullagh and Nelder (1989)
Chapman & Hall

Simultaneous Statistical Inference, 2nd ed
Miller (1980)

Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis
Montgomery and Peck (1992)
John Wiley and Sons

Data Analysis and Regression
Mosteller and Tukey (1977)

Applied Linear Regression Models, 4th ed
Kutner, Nachtscheim, and Wasserman (1996)

The Analysis of Variance
Scheffe (1959)
John Wiley and Sons

Linear Models
Searle (1971)
John Wiley and Sons

Linear Models for Unbalanced Data
Searle (1987)
John Wiley and Sons

Linear Regression Analysis
Seber (1977)
John Wiley and Sons

Non-linear Regression
Seber and Wild (1989)
John Wiley and Sons

Data Analytical Topics

Data Analysis and Regression
Mosteller and Tukey (1977)

Exploratory Data Analysis
Tukey (1977)

Velleman and Hoaglin (1981)
Duxbury Press

Statistical Process Control & Quality Improvement


Quality Improvement: Practical Applications for Medical Group Practice, 2nd ed.
Balestracci and Barlow (1997)
Center for Research in Ambulatory Health Care Administration

Out of the Crisis
Deming (1986)

Statistical Quality Design and Control: Contemporary Concepts and Methods
Devor (1992)

Fourth Generation Management: The New Business Consciousness
Joiner (1994)
McGraw Hill

Juran’s Quality Control Handbook, 4th ed.
Juran and Gryna (1988)
McGraw Hill

Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement
Kume (1985)
Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship

Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement
Ryan (1989)
John Wiley and Sons

The Economic Control of Quality of Manufactured Products
Shewhart (1980)
American Society for Quality

Understanding Statistical Process Control, 2nd ed.
Wheeler and Chambers (1992)
SPC Press

Evaluating the Measurement Process
Wheeler and Lyday (1989)
SPC Press

Advanced Topics in Statistical Process Control
Wheeler (1995)
SPC Press

Understanding Variation: The Key to Managing Chaos
Wheeler (1993)
SPC Press

Statistical Graphics

Graphical Methods for Data Analysis
Chambers, Cleveland, Kleiner and Tukey (1983)

The Elements of Graphing Data
Cleveland (1985)

Visualizing Data
Cleveland (1993)
AT&T Bell Labs

Envisioning Information
Tufte (1990)
Graphics Press

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Tuftte (1983)
Graphics Press


Practical Nonparametric Statistics, 2nd ed.
Conover (1980)
John Wiley and Sons

Nonparametric Statistical Methods
Hollander and Wolfe (1973)
John Wiley and Sons

Lehmann (1975)

Distribution-Free Statistical Methods, 2nd ed.
Maritz (1995)
Chapman and Hall

Categorical Data

Categorical Data Analysis
Agresti (1990)
John Wiley and Sons

An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis
Agresti (1996)
John Wiley and Sons

The Statistical Analysis of Categorical Data
Andersen (1997)

Analysis of Binary Data, 2nd ed.
Cox and Snell (1989)
Chapman & Hall

The Analysis of Contingency Tables
Everitt (1977)

The Analysis of Cross-Classified Categorical Data, 2nd ed.
Fienberg (1980)
MIT Press

Statistical Methods for Rates and Proportions
Fleiss (1981)
John Wiley and Sons

Multivariate Analysis

An Introduction to Multivariate Statistical Analysis, 2nd ed.
Anderson (1984)
John Wiley and Sons

Multivariate analysis: methods and applications
Dillon and Goldstein (1984)
John Wiley and Sons

A Primer of Multivariate Statistics
Harris (1985)
Academic Press

Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Johnson and Wichern (1992)
Prentice Hall

Multivariate Statistical Methods, 3rd ed.
Morrison (1990)
McGraw Hill

Multivariate Observations
Seber (1984)
John Wiley and Sons

Using Multivariate Statistics, 2nd ed.
Tabachnick and Fidell (1989)
Harper & Row


Modelling Survival Data in Medical Research
Collett (1994)
Chapman & Hall

Interpretation and Uses of Medical Statistics, 4th ed
Daly, Bourke and McGilvray
Blackwell Scientific

Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences
Fisher and van Belle (1993)
John Wiley and Sons

The Design and Analysis of Clinical Experiment
Fleiss (1986)

Epidemiological Research
Kleinbaum, Kupper and Morgenstern (1982)
Van Nostrand Reinhold

Biostatistical Analysis (2nd ed)
Zar (1984)

Time Series Analysis

Statistical Methods for Forecasting
Abraham and Ledolter (1983)
John Wiley and Sons

Time Series and Forecasting
Bowerman and O'Connell (1987)

Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control, 3rd ed.
Box, Jenkins and Reinsel (1977)

Business Forecasting
Keating and Wilson (1990)
Richard D Irwin Inc

Bayesian Methods

Statistical Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis, 2nd ed.
Berger (1985)

Bayesian Inference in Statistical Analysis
Box and Tiao (1973)
Addison Wesley

Sampling and Power

Sampling Techniques, 3rd ed
Cochran, (1977)
John Wiley and Sons

Statistical Power Analysis for the Behavorial Sciences, (2nd ed)
Cohen (1988)
Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc

How many subjects? Statistical power analysis in research
Kraemer and Thiemann (1987)
Sage Publications


Econometric Analysis, 2nd ed
Greene (1993)

Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Econometrics, 2nd ed
Judge, Hill, Griffiths, Lutkepphl and Lee (1988)
John Wiley and Sons

A Guide to Econometrics
Kennedy (1989)

Econometrics Models and Forecasting, 2nd ed
Pindyck and Rubinfeld (1981)
McGraw Hill

Computing and Simulation

Non-random random variate generation
Devroye (1986)
Springer Verlag

The jacknife, the bootstrap and other resampling plans
Efron (1982)

Statistical Thinking

Improving Performance Through Statistical Thinking
Britz, Emerling, Hare, Hoerl, Janis, Shade
ASQ Quality Press

Statistical Thinking Improving Business Performance
Roger Hoerl, Ronald Snee
Duxbury Press

Statistical Case Studies for Industrial Process Improvement
Czitrom and Spagon (1997)

Problem Solving: a statistician's guide
Chatfield (1988)
Chapman & Hall

The Cartoon Guide to Statistics
Gonick and Woollcott (1993)
Harper Collins

How to Lie with Statistics
Huff (1954)
WW Norton

A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 4th ed.
Kendall and Buckland (1982)

Prescriptions for Working Statisticians
Madansky (1988)
Springer Verlag

Use and Abuse of Statistics
Reichmann (1964)

A Topical Dictionary of Statistics
Tietjen (1986)
Chapman and Hall

Electronic Textbooks

Statistics: The Study of Stability in Variation
Jan de Leeuw, UCLA Statistics Department

Electonic Statistics Texbook
StatSoft, Inc.

Software Packages

Software Reviews

The journal Quality Digest, publishes a yearly Statistical Process Control Software Buyers Guide --

In this guide, you will find a wide range of software dealing with SPC, problem solving, statistical analysis, design of experiments and related products.

Available for downloading is a matrix containing an alphabetical listing of more than 100 software companies or distributors and nearly 300 software products. Product attributes are listed across from the products under broad categories for SQC, statistical analysis, DOE and SPC, with each of these categories subdivided into specific product functions.


The Internet Glossary of Statistical Terms
A glossary of statistical terms presented in suggested learning order and alphabetically

Statistics Glossary
An alphabetical glossary of statistical terms taken from the electronic manual of Statistica software

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