Theory That Would Not Die

The Theory That Would Not Die – How Bayes’ Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy, Sharon McGrayne, – 2011)

Your spam filter is probably Bayesian, and this well written book can explain it. Along the way, you will learn how Bayes’ simple theory is important in science, business, and the military. Hardcover, 300 pages.

SPSS essentials : managing and analyzing social sciences data

SPSS essentials : managing and analyzing social sciences data / John T. Kulas, Jossey-Bass, 2009

SPSS is Statistical Package for the Social Sciences, a complex commercial app which now has a Windows GUI. “SPSS is among the most widely used programs for statistical analysis in social science. It is used by market researchers, health researchers, survey companies, government, education researchers, marketing organizations and others… GNU PSPPPSPP is a free SPSS replacement.” — Wikipedia

This book is an introduction for users.