Author: Rebecca M. Warner
Release Date: 2012-04-10
Rebecca M. Warner's Applied Statistics: From Bivariate Through Multivariate Techniques, Second Edition provides a clear introduction to widely used topics in bivariate and multivariate statistics, including multiple regression, discriminant analysis, MANOVA, factor analysis, and binary logistic regression. The approach is applied and does not require formal mathematics; equations are accompanied by verbal explanations. Students are asked to think about the meaning of equations. Each chapter presents a complete empirical research example to illustrate the application of a specific method. Although SPSS examples are used throughout the book, the conceptual material will be helpful for users of different programs. Each chapter has a glossary and comprehension questions.
Author: Rebecca M. Warner
Release Date: 2008
With an approach that does not require formal mathematics (equations are accompanied by verbal explanations), this textbook provides a clear introduction to widely used topics in multivariate statistics, including Multiple Regression, Discriminant Analysis, MANOVA, Factor Analysis, and Binary Logistic Regression. Each chapter presents a complete empirical research example to illustrate the application of a specific method, such as Multiple Regression. Although SPSS examples are used throughout the book, the conceptual material will be helpful for users of different programs. Each chapter has a glossary and comprehension questions.
Author: Douglas C. Montgomery
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-03-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Montgomery and Runger's bestselling engineering statistics text provides a practical approach oriented to engineering as well as chemical and physical sciences. By providing unique problem sets that reflect realistic situations, students learn how the material will be relevant in their careers. With a focus on how statistical tools are integrated into the engineering problem-solving process, all major aspects of engineering statistics are covered. Developed with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation, this text incorporates many insights from the authors' teaching experience along with feedback from numerous adopters of previous editions.
Author: Olive Jean Dunn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Release Date: 1987-05-11
Descriptive statistics. Statistical inference: populations and samples. Inference from a single sample. Samples from two populations. One-way analysis of variance: fixed effects model. Hierarchical or nested design. Two-way analysis of variance: fixed effects model. Three-way analysis of variance: fixed effects model. Factorial designs with each factor at two levels. Variable effects models. Repeated measure designs. Linear regression and correlation. Multiple regression: the fixed X model. Multiple regression and correlation analysis. Analysis of covariance. Data screening.
Author: Rupert G. Miller, Jr.
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Renowned statistician R.G. Miller set the pace for statistics students with Beyond ANOVA: Basics of Applied Statistics. Designed to show students how to work with a set of "real world data," Miller's text goes beyond any specific discipline, and considers a whole variety of techniques from ANOVA to empirical Bayes methods; the jackknife, bootstrap methods; and the James-Stein estimator. This reissue of Miller's classic book has been revised by professors at Stanford University, California. As before, one of the main strengths of Beyond ANOVA is its promotion of the use of the most straightforward data analysis methods-giving students a viable option, instead of resorting to complicated and unnecessary tests. Assuming a basic background in statistics, Beyond ANOVA is written for undergraduates and graduate statistics students. Its approach will also be valued by biologists, social scientists, engineers, and anyone who may wish to handle their own data analysis.
Author: Dennis E. Hinkle
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release Date: 2003
This introductory text provides students with a conceptual understanding of basic statistical procedures, as well as the computational skills needed to complete them. The clear presentation, accessible language, and step-by-step instruction make it easy for students from a variety of social science disciplines to grasp the material. The scenarios presented in chapter exercises span the curriculum, from political science to marketing, so that students make a connection between their own area of interest and the study of statistics. Unique coverage focuses on concepts critical to understanding current statistical research such as power and sample size, multiple comparison tests, multiple regression, and analysis of covariance. Additional SPSS coverage throughout the text includes computer printouts and expanded discussion of their contents in interpreting the results of sample exercises.
Author: Rachel A. Gordon
Release Date: 2012-07-26
Genre: Social Science
Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science branches such as human development, public health, sociology, psychology, education, and social work in which students bring a wide range of mathematical skills and have a wide range of methodological affinities. For these students, a successful course in statistics will not only offer statistical content but will also help them develop an appreciation for how statistical techniques might answer some of the research questions of interest to them. This book is for use in a two-semester graduate course sequence covering basic univariate and bivariate statistics and regression models for nominal and ordinal outcomes, in addition to covering ordinary least squares regression. Key features of the book include: interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for the course from publicly-available social science data or drawn from the literature thorough integration of teaching statistical theory with teaching data processing and analysis teaching of both SAS and Stata "side-by-side" and use of chapter exercises in which students practice programming and interpretation on the same data set and course exercises in which students can choose their own research questions and data set. This book is for a two-semester course. For a one-semester course, see http://www.routledge.com/9780415991544/
As the first book ever published for public administration statistics courses, APPLIED STATISTICS FOR PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION makes a difficult subject accessible to students and practitioners of public administration and to non-profit studies who have little background in statistics or research methods. Steeped in experience and practice, this landmark text remains the first and best in research methods and statistics for students and practitioners in public-and nonprofit-administration. All statistical techniques used by public administration professionals are covered, and all examples in the text relate to public administration and the nonprofit sector. Avoiding jargon and formula, this text uses a step-by-step approach that facilitates student learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Mohammad Ahsanullah
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Computers have taken a permanent place in almost every human endeavour in the last 20 years. This infiltration requires a learning process on the part of the people utilising them and realising where and how they can be best used beyond the basic and obvious applications. Statistics is an example of their application in many diverse fields to reach conclusions and make projections never before possible. Beyond this, applied statistics is rapidly becoming not only an instrument, but an integral part of the advance of knowledge. There are many fields such as medicine, biology, weather prediction, military planning, and many others where the statistical studies are essential before the next step can be taken. This book gathers together the latest research in this dynamic and link field.
Author: Joaquim P. Marques de Sá
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2013-03-09
Assuming no previous statistics education, this practical reference provides a comprehensive introduction and tutorial on the main statistical analysis topics, demonstrating their solution with the most common software package. Intended for anyone needing to apply statistical analysis to a large variety of science and enigineering problems, the book explains and shows how to use SPSS, MATLAB, STATISTICA and R for analysis such as data description, statistical inference, classification and regression, factor analysis, survival data and directional statistics. It concisely explains key concepts and methods, illustrated by practical examples using real data, and includes a CD-ROM with software tools and data sets used in the examples and exercises. Readers learn which software tools to apply and also gain insights into the comparative capabilities of the primary software packages.
Author: E. J. Snell
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 1991-04-01
GENSTAT is a general purpose statistical computing system with a flexible command language operating on a variety of data structures. It may be used on a number of computer ranges, either interactively for exploratory data analysis, or in batch mode for standard data analysis. The great flexibility of GENSTAT is demonstrated in this handbook by analysing the wide range of examples discussed in Applied Statistics - Principles and Examples (Cox and Snell, 1981). GENSTAT programs are listed for each of the examples. Most of the data sets are small but often it is these seemingly small problems which involve the most tricky statistical and computational procedures. This handbook is self-contained although for a full description of the analysis and interpretation it should be used in parallel with Applied Statistics - Principles and Examples.
Accessibly written and easy to use, Applied Statistics Using SPSS is an all-in-one self-study guide to SPSS and do-it-yourself guide to statistics. Based around the needs of undergraduate students embarking on their own research project, the text's self-help style is designed to boost the skills and confidence of those that will need to use SPSS in the course of doing their research project. The book is pedagogically well developed and contains many screen dumps and exercises, glossary terms and worked examples. Divided into two parts, Applied Statistics Using SPSS covers : 1. A self-study guide for learning how to use SPSS. 2. A reference guide for selecting the appropriate statistical technique and a stepwise do-it-yourself guide for analysing data and interpreting the results. 3. Readers of the book can download the SPSS data file that is used for most of the examples throughout the book here. Geared explicitly for undergraduate needs, this is an easy to follow SPSS book that should provide a step-by-step guide to research design and data analysis using SPSS.
Author: Steven P. Millard
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2013-11-09
Providing a general guide to statistical methods used in the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrating how to use S-PLUS to implement these methods, the book explains why S-PLUS is a useful software package and discusses the results and implications of each particular application. It is targeted at graduates in biostatistics, statisticians involved in the industry as research scientists, regulators, academics, and/or consultants who want to know more about how to use S-PLUS and learn about other sub-fields within the industry, as well as statisticians in other fields who want to know more about statistical applications in the pharmaceutical industry.