17. Literature

There are many textbooks on the design and analysis of experiments. This is just a selection of some of them. It includes several classical texts, some of which are still available. Many statistical textbooks also devote some pages to experimental design.

Books about experimental design

Altman,D.G. (1991): Practical statistics for medical research. Chapman and Hall, London, Glasgow, New York.

Cochran,W.G. and Cox,G.M. (1957): Experimental designs. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, London.

Cox,D.R. (1958): Planning experiments. John Wiley and Sons, New York.

Cox DR, Reid N. The theory of the design of experiments. Boca Raton, Florida: Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, 2000.

Festing,M.F.W., Overend,P., Gaines Das,R., Cortina Borja,M., and Berdoy,M. (2002): The Design of Animal Experiments. Laboratory Animals Ltd., London. 

Fisher RA. The design of experiments. New York: Hafner Publishing Company, Inc, 1960

Howell,D.C. (1999): Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences. Duxbury Press, PacificGrove, London, New York.

Maxwell,S.E. and Delaney,H.D. (1989): Designing experiments and analyzing data. Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, California.

Mead,R. (1988): The design of experiments. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York.

Montgomery,D.C. (1997): Design and analysis of experiments. Wiley, New York.

Ruxton GD, Colegrave N. Experimental design for the life sciences. 3rd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Books on the R statistical package

There are many new books on the R statistical package. Here are three which are useful for beginners

Crawley MJ. Statistics. An introduction using R. 1st ed. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2005
Dalgaard P. Introductory statistics with R. New York, Berlin: Springer, 2003. ISBN 0-387-95475-9

Ekstrom CT. The R Primer. 2011. CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4398-6206-3