An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis

By Alan Agresti

Praise for the 1st Edition

"This is an excellent textual content from which to educate express info research, at a number of degrees. . . [t]his e-book could be very hugely recommended."
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"Of nice curiosity to strength readers is the range of fields which are represented within the examples: wellbeing and fitness care, monetary, govt, product advertising and marketing, and activities, to call a few."
Journal of caliber Technology

"Alan Agresti has written one other impressive account of the research of specific data."
—The Statistician

The use of statistical tools for express information is ever expanding in brand new international. An advent to specific info research, moment Edition presents an utilized advent to crucial equipment for examining specific information. This re-creation summarizes equipment that experience lengthy performed a well-known position in facts research, equivalent to chi-squared exams, and in addition locations precise emphasis on logistic regression and different modeling recommendations for univariate and correlated multivariate specific responses.

This moment version features:

  • Two new chapters at the equipment for clustered info, with an emphasis on generalized estimating equations (GEE) and random results models
  • A unified point of view in keeping with generalized linear models
  • An emphasis on logistic regression modeling
  • An appendix that demonstrates using SAS(r) for all methods
  • An pleasing historic point of view at the improvement of the methods
  • Specialized tools for ordinal information, small samples, multicategory facts, and paired pairs
  • More than a hundred analyses of actual facts units and approximately three hundred exercises

Written in an utilized, nontechnical sort, the booklet illustrates tools utilizing a large choice of genuine info, together with scientific scientific trials, drug use by means of children, basketball capturing, horseshoe crab mating, environmental critiques, correlates of happiness, and masses more.

An creation to express facts research, moment Edition is a useful instrument for social, behavioral, and biomedical scientists, in addition to researchers in public wellbeing and fitness, advertising, schooling, organic and agricultural sciences, and business caliber control.

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Applied Bayesian Modelling (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)

This ebook offers an available method of Bayesian computing and information research, with an emphasis at the interpretation of actual information units. Following within the culture of the winning first version, this booklet goals to make quite a lot of statistical modeling functions available utilizing established code that may be effectively tailored to the reader's personal functions. the second one version has been completely remodeled and up to date to take account of advances within the box. a brand new set of labored examples is incorporated. the unconventional point of the 1st variation was once the assurance of statistical modeling utilizing WinBUGS and OPENBUGS. this selection keeps within the new version in addition to examples utilizing R to increase attraction and for completeness of coverage.

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Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models (Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics)

A worthwhile evaluate of an important principles and leads to statistical modeling

Written through a highly-experienced author, Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models is a transparent and accomplished consultant to the major ideas and result of linearstatistical versions. The ebook provides a wide, in-depth evaluation of the main generally usedstatistical types via discussing the speculation underlying the versions, R software program applications,and examples with crafted types to explain key rules and advertise functional modelbuilding.

The ebook starts via illustrating the basics of linear versions, reminiscent of how the model-fitting initiatives the knowledge onto a version vector subspace and the way orthogonal decompositions of the knowledge yield information regarding the results of explanatory variables. hence, the e-book covers the preferred generalized linear types, which come with binomial and multinomial logistic regression for specific info, and Poisson and destructive binomial loglinear types for count number facts. concentrating on the theoretical underpinnings of those models, Foundations ofLinear and Generalized Linear Models also features:

  • An creation to quasi-likelihood equipment that require weaker distributional assumptions, reminiscent of generalized estimating equation methods
  • An assessment of linear combined types and generalized linear combined types with random results for clustered correlated facts, Bayesian modeling, and extensions to address not easy situations resembling excessive dimensional problems
  • Numerous examples that use R software program for all textual content facts analyses
  • More than four hundred workouts for readers to perform and expand the speculation, equipment, and information analysis
  • A supplementary web site with datasets for the examples and exercises

a useful textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level scholars in information and biostatistics courses, Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models is additionally an exceptional reference for working towards statisticians and biostatisticians, in addition to a person who's drawn to studying in regards to the most crucial statistical versions for studying data.

 

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Introductory Statistics, Third Edition

By Sheldon M. Ross

In this third version revised textual content, grasp expositor Sheldon Ross has produced a special paintings in introductory statistics. The text's major advantages are the readability of presentation, modern examples and purposes from different parts, and an evidence of instinct and ideas in the back of the statistical equipment. ideas are influenced, illustrated and defined in a fashion that makes an attempt to extend one's instinct. to cite from the preface, "It is simply while a scholar develops a suppose or instinct for facts that he or she is admittedly at the course towards making experience of data."

Ross achieves this target via a coherent mixture of mathematical research, intuitive discussions and examples.

Applications and examples discuss with real-world matters, akin to gun keep watch over, inventory rate types, wellbeing and fitness matters, using age limits, college admission a long time, use of helmets, activities, clinical fraud and lots of others.

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  • Unique old viewpoint profiling favourite statisticians and ancient occasions to encourage studying by way of delivering curiosity and context
  • Use of routines and examples is helping advisor the coed in the direction of indpendent studying utilizing genuine concerns and actual information, e.g. inventory fee versions, well-being concerns, gender concerns, activities, clinical fraud.
  • Summary/Key phrases- chapters finish with certain studies of significant techniques and formulation, key phrases and definitions that are necessary to scholars as research tools
  • Data units from textual content and workout fabric may be to be had to obtain from the textual content site, saves scholars time

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Essentials of Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel

From the popular writer group that has been writing market-leading enterprise records textbooks for greater than two decades, necessities of recent company records, fifth version presents a short advent to company records. The textual content balances a conceptual knowing of records with the real-world program of statistical method utilizing problem-scenarios and real-world examples. Microsoft Excel 2010 is built-in through the textual content, exhibiting step by step directions and display captures to augment studying.

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Econometrics

By Fumio Hayashi

Hayashi's Econometrics can provide to be the subsequent nice synthesis of contemporary econometrics. It introduces first yr Ph.D. scholars to plain graduate econometrics fabric from a contemporary standpoint. It covers the entire usual fabric worthwhile for figuring out the imperative concepts of econometrics from traditional least squares via cointegration. The publication can also be special in constructing either time-series and cross-section research totally, giving the reader a unified framework for knowing and integrating results.

Econometrics has many beneficial beneficial properties and covers the entire very important issues in econometrics in a succinct demeanour. the entire estimation options that may potentially learn in a first-year graduate path, other than greatest chance, are taken care of as particular instances of GMM (generalized equipment of moments). greatest probability estimators for numerous types (such as probit and tobit) are accrued in a separate bankruptcy. This association allows scholars to profit a number of estimation suggestions in an effective demeanour. 8 of the 10 chapters contain a significant empirical software drawn from hard work economics, business association, household and foreign finance, and macroeconomics. those empirical workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy offer scholars a hands-on event employing the strategies lined within the bankruptcy. The exposition is rigorous but available to scholars who've a operating wisdom of very uncomplicated linear algebra and likelihood idea. all of the effects are said as propositions, in order that scholars can see the issues of the dialogue and likewise the stipulations less than which these effects carry. such a lot propositions are proved within the text.

For those that intend to jot down a thesis on utilized subject matters, the empirical functions of the ebook are in order to easy methods to behavior empirical learn. For the theoretically prone, the no-compromise therapy of the elemental ideas is an efficient coaching for extra complex thought courses.

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Discovering Statistics Using SAS

Scorching at the heels of Andy Field's best-selling Discovering information utilizing SPSS, 3rd variation (2009), the writer has teamed up with a co-author, Jeremy Miles, to conform this textbook for SAS® utilizing the main up to date instructions and programming language to be had in most recent unencumber 9.2. As with its sister textbook, Discovering facts utilizing SAS® takes the access point scholar from first rules correct the way in which via to complex point statistical strategies all of the whereas grounding wisdom by utilizing SAS®. Its procedure is to educate statistical techniques in addition to the computational rules, instructions and language of the SAS® software program package deal in a single textbook, and given this accomplished assurance this textbook may be enthusiastically followed on a wide selection of facts classes.

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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

By Jay L. Devore

Positioned statistical theories into perform with likelihood AND statistics FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES, ninth version. constantly a industry favourite, this calculus-based publication deals a accomplished advent to chance and information whereas demonstrating tips to observe suggestions, versions, and methodologies in trendy engineering and medical offices. Jay Devore, an award-winning professor and across the world famous writer and statistician, stresses full of life examples and engineering actions to force domestic the numbers with no exhaustive mathematical improvement and derivations. Many examples, perform difficulties, pattern assessments, and simulations in accordance with genuine information and concerns assist you construct a extra intuitive connection to the fabric. A confirmed and exact publication, chance AND records FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES, ninth version additionally comprises photos and display photographs from SAS, MINITAB, and Java™ Applets to offer you a superb standpoint of data in motion.

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Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics, 4th Edition

Unrivaled within the means it makes the instructing of statistics compelling and available to even the main nervous of scholars, the one information textbook you and your scholars will ever want simply acquired greater! Andy Field's accomplished and bestselling Discovering statistics utilizing SPSS 4th Edition takes scholars from introductory statistical techniques via very complex suggestions, incorporating SPSS all through. The Fourth Edition makes a speciality of delivering crucial content material updates, higher accessibility to key positive factors, extra teacher assets, and extra content material particular to pick disciplines. It additionally accommodates strong new electronic advancements at the textbook's better half website.

 

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