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Statistics for Real-Life Sample Surveys
Samples used in social and commercial surveys, especially of the general population, are usually less random (often by design) than many people using them realise. Unless it is understood, this 'non-randomness' can compromise the conclusions drawn from the data. This book introduces the challenges p..
₦ 14,872
Models of Category Counts
There has been a surge of interest in methods of analysing data that typically arise from surveys of various kinds of experiments in which the number of people, animals, places or objects occupying various categories are counted. Such observations are known variously as category counts, contingency ..
₦ 13,278
Time-Series Analysis
Since the 1970s social scientists and scientists in a variety of fields - psychology, sociology, education, psychiatry, economics and engineering - have been interested in problems that require the statistical analysis of data over time and there has been in effect a conceptual revolution in ways of..
₦ 18,381
Testlet Response Theory and Its Applications
The measurement models employed to score tests have been evolving over the past century from those that focus on the entire test (true score theory) to models that focus on individual test items (item response theory) to models that use small groups of items (testlets) as the fungible unit from whic..
₦ 13,597
Analysis of Variance Designs
ANOVA (Analysis Of Variance) is one of the most fundamental and ubiquitous univariate methodologies employed by psychologists and other behavioural scientists. Analysis of Variance Designs presents the foundations of this experimental design, including assumptions, statistical significance, strength..
₦ 20,613
A User's Guide to the Gottman-Williams Time-Series Analysis Computer Programs for Social Scientists
Esther Williams and John Gottman describe a complete set of programs they have written in Fortran IV to enable even beginners to use all the techniques presented in John Gottman's Time-Series Analysis: A Comprehensive Introduction for Social Scientists. There are three packages, available on IBM car..
₦ 10,728
A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences
Social scientists become experts in their own disciplines but aren't always familiar with what is going on in neighboring fields. To foster a deeper understanding of the interconnection of the social sciences, economists should know where historical data come from, sociologists should know how to th..
₦ 11,366
Sequential Analysis
In the observational study of social systems, the major conceptual innovation of the last century was General Systems Theory. Yet the General Systems Theory conceptions of interacting social systems were doomed to remain at the prescientific level of metaphor until a set of statistical techniques we..
₦ 15,831
Statistics Using SPSS
This is an introductory applied statistics text that can be used for a one- or two-semester course at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Central features are its hands-on approach; the use of real data; the wealth of exercises and illustrated examples using these data; the complete set of d..
₦ 15,831