Multiple and Generalized Nonparametric Regression

Author: John Fox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761921899

Category: Social Science

Page: 83

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This book builds on John Fox's previous volume in the QASS Series, Non Parametric Simple Regression. In this book, the reader learns how to estimate and plot smooth functions when there are multiple independent variables.
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Nonparametric Simple Regression

Smoothing Scatterplots

Author: John Fox,Sage Publications, inc

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761915850

Category: Mathematics

Page: 83

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John Foxintroduces readers to the techniques of kernel estimation, additive nonparametric regression, and the ways nonparametric regression can be employed to select transformations of the data preceding a linear least-squares fit.
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Multiple Time Series Models

Author: Patrick T. Brandt,John T. Williams

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412906563

Category: Mathematics

Page: 99

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Multiple Time Series Models introduces researchers and students to the different approaches to modeling multivariate time series data including simultaneous equations, ARIMA, error correction models, and vector autoregression. Authors Patrick T. Brandt and John T. Williams focus on vector autoregression (VAR) models as a generalization of these other approaches and discuss specification, estimation, and inference using these models.
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The Association Graph and the Multigraph for Loglinear Models

Author: Harry J. Khamis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452238952

Category: Mathematics

Page: 136

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The Association Graph and the Multigraph for Loglinear Models will help students, particularly those studying the analysis of categorical data, to develop the ability to evaluate and unravel even the most complex loglinear models without heavy calculations or statistical software. This supplemental text reviews loglinear models, explains the association graph, and introduces the multigraph to students who may have little prior experience of graphical techniques, but have some familiarity with categorical variable modeling. The author presents logical step-by-step techniques from the point of view of the practitioner, focusing on how the technique is applied to contingency table data and how the results are interpreted.
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Multivariate General Linear Models

Author: Richard F. Haase

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412972493

Category: Mathematics

Page: 216

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This book provides a graduate level introduction to multivariate multiple regression analysis. The book can be used as a sole text for that topic, or as a supplemental text in a course that addresses a larger number of multivariate topics. The text is divided into seven short chapters. Apart from the introductory chapter giving an overview of multivariate multiple regression models, the content outline follows the classic steps required to solve multivariate general linear model problems: (a) specifying the model (b)estimating the parameters of the model (c) establishing measures of goodness of fit of the model (d) establishing test statistics and testing hypotheses about the model (e) diagnosing the adequacy of the model.
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Quantile Regression

Author: Lingxin Hao,Daniel Q. Naiman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483316904

Category: Social Science

Page: 136

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Quantile Regression, the first book of Hao and Naiman's two-book series, establishes the seldom recognized link between inequality studies and quantile regression models. Though separate methodological literature exists for each subject, the authors seek to explore the natural connections between this increasingly sought-after tool and research topics in the social sciences. Quantile regression as a method does not rely on assumptions as restrictive as those for the classical linear regression; though more traditional models such as least squares linear regression are more widely utilized, Hao and Naiman show, in their application of quantile regression to empirical research, how this model yields a more complete understanding of inequality. Inequality is a perennial concern in the social sciences, and recently there has been much research in health inequality as well. Major software packages have also gradually implemented quantile regression. Quantile Regression will be of interest not only to the traditional social science market but other markets such as the health and public health related disciplines. Key Features: Establishes a natural link between quantile regression and inequality studies in the social sciences Contains clearly defined terms, simplified empirical equations, illustrative graphs, empirical tables and graphs from examples Includes computational codes using statistical software popular among social scientists Oriented to empirical research
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Applied Statistics: From Bivariate Through Multivariate Techniques

From Bivariate Through Multivariate Techniques

Author: Rebecca M. Warner

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141299134X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1172

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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.
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A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics

Author: John Fox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412960800

Category: Mathematics

Page: 170

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Beyond the introductory level, learning and effectively using statistical methods in the social sciences requires some knowledge of mathematics. This handy volume introduces the areas of mathematics that are most important to applied social statistics.
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Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models

Author: John Fox

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483352528

Category: Social Science

Page: 688

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Combining a modern, data-analytic perspective with a focus on applications in the social sciences, the Second Edition of Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models provides in-depth coverage of regression analysis, generalized linear models, and closely related methods. Although the text is largely accessible to readers with a modest background in statistics and mathematics, author John Fox also presents more advanced material throughout the book. Key Updates to the Second Edition: Provides greatly enhanced coverage of generalized linear models, with an emphasis on models for categorical and count data Offers new chapters on missing data in regression models and on methods of model selection Includes expanded treatment of robust regression, time-series regression, nonlinear regression, and nonparametric regression Incorporates new examples using larger data sets Includes an extensive Web site at http://www.sagepub.com/fox that presents appendixes, data sets used in the book and for data-analytic exercises, and the data-analytic exercises themselves Intended Audience: This core text will be a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers in the social sciences (particularly sociology, political science, and psychology) and other disciplines that employ linear and related models for data analysis.
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Internet Data Collection

Author: Samuel J. Best,Brian S. Krueger

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761927105

Category: Computers

Page: 91

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Designed for researchers and students alike, the volume describes how to perform each stage of the data collection process on the Internet, including sampling, instrument design, and administration. Through the use of non-technical prose and illustrations, it details the options available, describes potential dangers in choosing them, and provides guidelines for sidestepping them. In doing so, though, it does not simply reiterate the practices of traditional communication modes, but approaches the Internet as a unique medium that necessitates its own conventions.
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