# Explore the vast array of statistics in Minitab 17 using Packt's latest eBook

April 2014 | Cookbooks, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Minitab Cookbook, a collection of useful and practical recipes covering a broad range of topics in Minitab. This guide will help in understanding data formatting, the steps required to generate great results with tools like regression, ANOVA, and multivariate statistics. This book is also available now in various electronic formats such as, Amazon, Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

Isaac Newton was a physics student at Leicester University. He gained the rare MPhys in Space Science and Engineering. After his postgraduate studies at Birmingham University, in 1999, he connected with Minitab, where he has been helping and training the users of Minitab. Currently, he is deeply involved in mentoring others in their personal projects and assisting them on acquiring the most out of their data.

Minitab 17 is the leading statistical software for analyzing data in Lean Six Sigma quality and process improvement projects, and in statistics education. Minitab 17 helps one to improve quality, with features like an interactive Assistant that guides you through analysis. It is specifically designed it to help users to succeed at every step of analysis.

Minitab Cookbook acts as a point of reference on creating graphs, generating P-values, and putting data in order. One can explore the basics of charts as well as into the complex depths of Factor analysis, and learn details from the easiest of t-tests to the complexity of mixed model ANOVA. And at last, for all who need to write Macros, this book covers the use of Execs, Global, and Local Macros.

The book covers the following topics:

Preface
Chapter 1: Worksheet, Data Management, and the Calculator
Chapter 2: Tables and Graphs
Chapter 3: Basic Statistical Tools
Chapter 4: Using Analysis of Variance
Chapter 5: Regression and Modeling the Relationship between X and Y
Chapter 6: Understanding Process Variation with Control Charts
Chapter 7: Capability, Process Variation, and Specifications
Chapter 8: Measurement Systems Analysis
Chapter 9: Multivariate Statistics
Chapter 10: Time Series Analysis
Chapter 11: Macro Writing
Appendix: Navigating Minitab and Useful Shortcuts
Index