Applied Regression Analysis, Linear Models, and Related Methods

Author: John Fox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803945401

Category: Social Science

Page: 597

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An accessible, detailed, and up-to-date treatment of regression analysis, linear models, and closely related methods is provided in this book. Incorporating nearly 200 graphs and numerous examples and exercises that employ real data from the social sciences, the book begins with a consideration of the role of statistical data analysis in social research. It then moves on to cover the following topics: graphical methods for examining and transforming data; linear least-squares regression; dummy-variables regression; analysis of variance; diagnostic methods for discovering whether a linear model fit to data adequately represents the data; extensions to linear least squares, including logit and probit models, time-series regression, nonlinear
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Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models

Author: John Fox

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483321312

Category: Social Science

Page: 816

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Combining a modern, data-analytic perspective with a focus on applications in the social sciences, the Third Edition of Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models provides in-depth coverage of regression analysis, generalized linear models, and closely related methods, such as bootstrapping and missing data. Updated throughout, this Third Edition includes new chapters on mixed-effects models for hierarchical and longitudinal data. Although the text is largely accessible to readers with a modest background in statistics and mathematics, author John Fox also presents more advanced material in optional sections and chapters throughout the book.
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An R Companion to Applied Regression

Author: John Fox,Sanford Weisberg

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 141297514X

Category: Social Science

Page: 449

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This book aims to provide a broad introduction to the R statistical environment in the context of applied regression analysis, which is typically studied by social scientists and others in a second course in applied statistics.
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An R and S-Plus Companion to Applied Regression

Author: John Fox,Georges Monette

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761922803

Category: Mathematics

Page: 312

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"This book fits right into a needed niche: rigorous enough to give full explanation of the power of the S language, yet accessible enough to assign to social science graduate students without fear of intimidation. It is a tremendous balance of applied statistical "firepower" and thoughtful explanation. It meets all of the important mechanical needs: each example is given in detail, code and data are freely available, and the nuances of models are given rather than just the bare essentials. It also meets some important theoretical needs: linear models, categorical data analysis, an introduction to applying GLMs, a discussion of model diagnostics, and useful instructions on writing customized functions. " —JEFF GILL, University of Florida, Gainesville
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Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments

Data Handling and Numerical Techniques

Author: John B.H. Birks,André F. Lotter,Steve Juggins,John P. Smol

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400727445

Category: Science

Page: 745

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Numerical and statistical methods have rapidly become part of a palaeolimnologist’s tool-kit. They are used to explore and summarise complex data, reconstruct past environmental variables from fossil assemblages, and test competing hypotheses about the causes of observed changes in lake biota through history. This book brings together a wide array of numerical and statistical techniques currently available for use in palaeolimnology and other branches of palaeoecology. ​ Visit http://extras.springer.com the Springer's Extras website to view data-sets, figures, software, and R scripts used or mentioned in this book.
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Biostatistics for Animal Science

Author: Miroslav Kaps,William R. Lamberson

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845935403

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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Designed to cover techniques for analysis of data in the animal sciences, this textbook provides an overview of the basic principles of statistics enabling the subsequent applications to be carried out with familiarity and understanding, followed by more complex applications and detailed procedures commonly used in animal sciences. Each chapter begins by introducing a problem with practical questions, followed by a brief theoretical background, and is supplemented with an abundance of examples in SAS from animal sciences and related fields. Key features: - New larger format and updated throughout - Covers both basic techniques and more complex procedures - Contains exercises for readers to work through
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Applied Regression Analysis

A Research Tool

Author: John O. Rawlings,Sastry G. Pantula,David A. Dickey

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387227539

Category: Mathematics

Page: 660

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Least squares estimation, when used appropriately, is a powerful research tool. A deeper understanding of the regression concepts is essential for achieving optimal benefits from a least squares analysis. This book builds on the fundamentals of statistical methods and provides appropriate concepts that will allow a scientist to use least squares as an effective research tool. Applied Regression Analysis is aimed at the scientist who wishes to gain a working knowledge of regression analysis. The basic purpose of this book is to develop an understanding of least squares and related statistical methods without becoming excessively mathematical. It is the outgrowth of more than 30 years of consulting experience with scientists and many years of teaching an applied regression course to graduate students. Applied Regression Analysis serves as an excellent text for a service course on regression for non-statisticians and as a reference for researchers. It also provides a bridge between a two-semester introduction to statistical methods and a thoeretical linear models course. Applied Regression Analysis emphasizes the concepts and the analysis of data sets. It provides a review of the key concepts in simple linear regression, matrix operations, and multiple regression. Methods and criteria for selecting regression variables and geometric interpretations are discussed. Polynomial, trigonometric, analysis of variance, nonlinear, time series, logistic, random effects, and mixed effects models are also discussed. Detailed case studies and exercises based on real data sets are used to reinforce the concepts. The data sets used in the book are available on the Internet.
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Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics

Author: R. Dennis Cook,Sanford Weisberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470317787

Category: Mathematics

Page: 632

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A step-by-step guide to computing and graphics in regression analysis In this unique book, leading statisticians Dennis Cook and Sanford Weisberg expertly blend regression fundamentals and cutting-edge graphical techniques. They combine and up- date most of the material from their widely used earlier work, An Introduction to Regression Graphics, and Weisberg's Applied Linear Regression; incorporate the latest in statistical graphics, computing, and regression models; and wind up with a modern, fully integrated approach to one of the most important tools of data analysis. In 23 concise, easy-to-digest chapters, the authors present:? A wealth of simple 2D and 3D graphical techniques, helping visualize results through graphs * An improved version of the user-friendly Arc software, which lets readers promptly implement new ideas * Complete coverage of regression models, including logistic regression and generalized linear models * More than 300 figures, easily reproducible on the computer * Numerous examples and problems based on real data * A companion Web site featuring free software and advice, available at www.wiley.com/mathem atics Accessible, self-contained, and fully referenced, Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics assumes only a first course in basic statistical methods and provides a bona fide user manual for the Arc software. It is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in learning how to analyze regression problems with confidence and depth.
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Smoothing Methods in Statistics

Author: Jeffrey S. Simonoff

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387947167

Category: Mathematics

Page: 338

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Introduction.- Simple Univariate Density Estimation.- Smoother Univariate Density Estimation.- Multivariate Denisty Estimation.- Nonparametric Regression.- Smoothing Categorical Data.- Further Applications of Smoothing.- Appendix A: Descriptions of the Data Sets; Appendix B: More on Computational Issues.
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