Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences: Analyses with SAS and IBM's SPSS, Sixth Edition

Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences: Analyses with SAS and IBM's SPSS, Sixth Edition


Now in its 6th variation, the authoritative textbook Applied Multivariate records for the Social Sciences, keeps to supply complex scholars with a realistic and conceptual realizing of statistical methods via examples and data-sets from real learn experiences. With the further services of co-author Keenan Pituch (University of Texas-Austin), this 6th version keeps many key positive factors of the former variants, together with its breadth and intensity of insurance, a assessment bankruptcy on matrix algebra, utilized insurance of MANOVA, and emphasis on statistical energy. during this new version, the authors proceed to supply functional directions for checking the information, assessing assumptions, examining, and reporting the implications to aid scholars learn facts from their very own study hopefully and professionally.

Features new to this variation include:

    • NEW bankruptcy on Logistic Regression (Ch. eleven) that is helping readers comprehend and use this very versatile and well-known process
    • NEW bankruptcy on Multivariate Multilevel Modeling (Ch. 14) that is helping readers comprehend the advantages of this "newer" strategy and the way it may be utilized in traditional and multilevel settings
    • NEW instance effects part write-ups that illustrate how effects might be provided in study papers and magazine articles
    • NEW insurance of lacking facts (Ch. 1) to assist scholars comprehend and handle difficulties linked to incomplete data
    • Completely re-written chapters on Exploratory issue research (Ch. 9), Hierarchical Linear Modeling (Ch. 13), and Structural Equation Modeling (Ch. sixteen) with elevated concentrate on figuring out versions and examining results
    • NEW research summaries, inclusion of extra syntax reasons, and aid within the variety of SPSS/SAS discussion containers to lead scholars via info research in a extra streamlined and direct method
    • Updated syntax to mirror most modern types of IBM SPSS (21) /SAS (9.3)
    • A unfastened on-line assets web site at www.routledge.com/9780415836661 with information units and syntax from the textual content, extra facts units, and instructor’s assets (including PowerPoint lecture slides for opt for chapters, a conversion consultant for fifth version adopters, and solutions to exercises).

Ideal for complex graduate-level classes in schooling, psychology, and different social sciences during which multivariate facts, complex information, or quantitative options classes are taught, this publication additionally appeals to training researchers as a precious reference. Pre-requisites comprise a path on factorial ANOVA and covariance; besides the fact that, a operating wisdom of matrix algebra isn't assumed.

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