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Multilevel Modeling Using R

2nd Edition

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W. Holmes Finch, Jocelyn E. Bolin, Ken Kelley
May 20, 2019

Like its bestselling predecessor, Multilevel Modeling Using R, Second Edition provides the reader with a helpful guide to conducting multilevel data modeling using the R software environment. After reviewing standard linear models, the authors present the basics of multilevel models and explain how ...

Practical Multivariate Analysis

6th Edition

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Abdelmonem Afifi, Susanne May, Robin Donatello, Virginia A. Clark
October 11, 2019

This is the sixth edition of a popular textbook on multivariate analysis. Well-regarded for its practical and accessible approach, with excellent examples and good guidance on computing, the book is particularly popular for teaching outside statistics, i.e. in epidemiology, social science, business,...

Practical Multivariate Analysis

6th Edition

Abdelmonem Afifi, Susanne May, Robin Donatello, Virginia A. Clark
October 11, 2019

This is the sixth edition of a popular textbook on multivariate analysis. Well-regarded for its practical and accessible approach, with excellent examples and good guidance on computing, the book is particularly popular for teaching outside statistics, i.e. in epidemiology, social science, business...

A Guide to Research Methodology: An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods

1st Edition

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
September 18, 2019

Research Methodology is meant to provide a broad guideline to facilitate and steer the whole of a research activity in any discipline. With the ambit and amount of research increasing by the day, the need for Research Methodology is being widely appreciated. Against this backdrop, we notice the...

Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications

1st Edition

Edoardo M. Airoldi, David Blei, Elena A. Erosheva, Stephen E. Fienberg
June 18, 2019

In response to scientific needs for more diverse and structured explanations of statistical data, researchers have discovered how to model individual data points as belonging to multiple groups. Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications shows you how to use these flexible modeling...

Multilevel Modeling Using R

2nd Edition

W. Holmes Finch, Jocelyn E. Bolin, Ken Kelley
May 20, 2019

Like its bestselling predecessor, Multilevel Modeling Using R, Second Edition provides the reader with a helpful guide to conducting multilevel data modeling using the R software environment. After reviewing standard linear models, the authors present the basics of multilevel models and explain how...

Analysis of Integrated Data

1st Edition

Li-Chun Zhang, Raymond L. Chambers
May 08, 2019

The advent of "Big Data" has brought with it a rapid diversification of data sources, requiring analysis that accounts for the fact that these data have often been generated and recorded for different reasons. Data integration involves combining data residing in different sources to enable...

Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two_PbDriect: Statistical Tools

1st Edition

Wim J. van der Linden
April 15, 2019

Drawing on the work of internationally acclaimed experts in the field, Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two: Statistical Tools presents classical and modern statistical tools used in item response theory (IRT). While IRT heavily depends on the use of statistical tools for handling its...

Sampling: Design and Analysis

2nd Edition

Sharon L. Lohr
April 09, 2019

This edition is a reprint of the second edition published by Cengage Learning, Inc. Reprinted with permission. What is the unemployment rate? How many adults have high blood pressure? What is the total area of land planted with soybeans? Sampling: Design and Analysis tells you how to design and...

Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics

1st Edition

Sharon L. Lohr
March 29, 2019

Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring...

Small Area Estimation and Microsimulation Modeling

1st Edition

Azizur Rahman, Ann Harding
March 22, 2019

Small Area Estimation and Microsimulation Modeling is the first practical handbook that comprehensively presents modern statistical SAE methods in the framework of ultramodern spatial microsimulation modeling while providing the novel approach of creating synthetic spatial microdata. Along with...

Textual Data Science with R

1st Edition

Mónica Bécue-Bertaut
March 01, 2019

Textual Statistics with R comprehensively covers the main multidimensional methods in textual statistics supported by a specially-written package in R. Methods discussed include correspondence analysis, clustering, and multiple factor analysis for contigency tables. Each method is illuminated by...

Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume One: Models

1st Edition

Wim J. van der Linden
February 07, 2019

Drawing on the work of internationally acclaimed experts in the field, Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume One: Models presents all major item response models. This first volume in a three-volume set covers many model developments that have occurred in item response theory (IRT) during the...

Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Three_PBD: Applications

1st Edition

Wim J. van der Linden
February 04, 2019

Drawing on the work of internationally acclaimed experts in the field, Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume 3: Applications presents applications of item response theory to practical testing problems. While item response theory may be known primarily for its advances in theoretical modeling of...

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