Introduction -- A foundation for robust methods -- Estimating measures of location and scale -- Confidence intervals in the one-sample case -- Comparing two groups -- Some multivariate methods -- One-way and higher designs for independent groups -- Comparing multiple dependent groups -- Correlation and tests of independence -- Robust regression -- More regression methods. "This book provides a through, up-to-date explanation of the foundation of robust methods for beginners. It guides the reader through the basic strategies used for practical solutions to problems, and includes helpful updates which are available free of charge via an FTP site. The book also provides a brief background on the foundations of modern methods, placing the new methods in historical context."--Jacket.