Statistical Sleuth A Course in Methods of Data Analysis

ISBN-10: 0534253806

ISBN-13: 9780534253806

Edition: 1st 1997

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List price: $109.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/30/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Drawing Statistical Conclusionsp. 1
Case Studiesp. 2
Statistical Inference and Study Designp. 5
Measuring Uncertainty in Randomized Experimentsp. 10
Measuring Uncertainty in Observational Studiesp. 14
Related Issuesp. 16
Summaryp. 22
Exercisesp. 22
Conceptual Exercisesp. 22
Computational Exercisesp. 24
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 26
Inference Using t-Distributionsp. 28
Case Studiesp. 29
One-Sample t-Tools and the Paired t-Testp. 31
A t-Ratio for Two-sample Inferencep. 37
Inferences in a Two-Treatment Randomized Experimentp. 44
Related Issuesp. 46
Summaryp. 49
Exercisesp. 50
Conceptual Exercisesp. 50
Computational Exercisesp. 51
Data Problemsp. 52
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 54
A Closer Look at Assumptionsp. 56
Case Studiesp. 57
Robustness of the Two-Sample t-Toolsp. 60
Resistance of the Two-Sample t-Toolsp. 64
Practical Strategies for the Two-Sample Problemp. 65
Transformations of the Datap. 68
Related Issuesp. 73
Summaryp. 74
Exercisesp. 75
Conceptual Exercisesp. 75
Computational Exercisesp. 77
Data Problemsp. 81
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 82
Alternatives to the t-Toolsp. 85
Case Studiesp. 86
The Rank-Sum Testp. 89
Other Alternatives for Two Independent Samplesp. 95
Alternatives for Paired Datap. 99
Related Issuesp. 101
Summaryp. 104
Exercisesp. 105
Conceptual Exercisesp. 105
Computational Exercisesp. 106
Data Problemsp. 108
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 111
Comparisons Among Several Samplesp. 113
Case Studiesp. 114
Comparing Any Two of the Several Meansp. 119
The One-Way Analysis of Variance F-Testp. 121
More Applications of the Extra-Sum-of-Squares F-Testp. 127
Robustness and Model Checkingp. 130
Related Issuesp. 133
Summaryp. 140
Exercisesp. 141
Conceptual Exercisesp. 141
Computational Exercisesp. 141
Data Problemsp. 146
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 147
Linear Combinations and Multiple Comparisons of Meansp. 149
Case Studiesp. 150
Inferences About Linear Combinations of Group Meansp. 152
Simultaneous Inferencesp. 159
Some Multiple Comparison Proceduresp. 161
Related Issuesp. 165
Summaryp. 168
Exercisesp. 168
Conceptual Exercisesp. 168
Computational Exercisesp. 169
Data Problemsp. 171
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 172
Simple Linear Regression: A Model for the Meanp. 174
Case Studiesp. 175
The Simple Linear Regression Modelp. 178
Least Squares Regression Estimationp. 181
Inferential Toolsp. 186
Related Issuesp. 192
Summaryp. 195
Exercisesp. 196
Conceptual Exercisesp. 196
Computational Exercisesp. 196
Data Problemsp. 202
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 205
A Closer Look at Assumptions for Simple Linear Regressionp. 206
Case Studiesp. 207
Robustness of Least Squares Inferencesp. 210
Graphical Tools for Model Assessmentp. 212
Interpretation After Log Transformationsp. 215
Assessment of Fit Using the Analysis of Variancep. 217
Related Issuesp. 221
Summaryp. 225
Exercisesp. 226
Conceptual Exercisesp. 226
Computational Exercisesp. 227
Data Problemsp. 230
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 233
Multiple Regressionp. 235
Case Studiesp. 236
Regression Coefficientsp. 240
Specially Constructed Explanatory Variablesp. 243
A Strategy for Data Analysisp. 250
Graphical Methods for Data Exploration and Presentationp. 251
Related Issuesp. 256
Summaryp. 257
Exercisesp. 258
Conceptual Exercisesp. 258
Computational Exercisesp. 260
Data Problemsp. 264
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 265
Inferential Tools for Multiple Regressionp. 267
Case Studiesp. 268
Inferences About Regression Coefficientsp. 271
Extra-Sums-of-Squares F-Testsp. 280
Related Issuesp. 285
Summaryp. 291
Exercisesp. 292
Conceptual Exercisesp. 292
Computational Exercisesp. 294
Data Problemsp. 299
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 302
Model Checking and Refinementp. 304
Case Studiesp. 305
Residual Plotsp. 310
A Strategy for Dealing with Influential Observationsp. 313
Case-Influence Statisticsp. 316
Refining the Modelp. 321
Related Issuesp. 328
Summaryp. 330
Exercisesp. 331
Conceptual Exercisesp. 331
Computational Exercisesp. 332
Data Problemsp. 335
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 337
Strategies for Variable Selectionp. 338
Case Studiesp. 339
Specific Issues Relating to Many Explanatory Variablesp. 345
Sequential Variable Selection Techniquesp. 350
Model Selection Among All Subsetsp. 354
Posterior Beliefs About Different Modelsp. 358
Analysis of the Sex Discrimination Datap. 358
Related Issuesp. 362
Summaryp. 366
Exercisesp. 367
Conceptual Exercisesp. 367
Computational Exercisesp. 268
Data Problemsp. 370
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 372
The Analysis of Variance for Two-Way Classificationsp. 374
Case Studiesp. 375
Additive and Nonadditive Models for Two-Way Tablesp. 378
Analysis of the Seaweed Grazer Datap. 382
Analysis of the Pygmalion Datap. 392
Related Issuesp. 398
Summaryp. 403
Exercisesp. 404
Conceptual Exercisesp. 404
Computational Exercisesp. 404
Data Problemsp. 407
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 408
Multifactor Studies Without Replicationp. 409
Case Studiesp. 410
Strategies for Analyzing Tables with One Observation per Cellp. 414
Analysis of the Chimpanzee Learning Times Studyp. 415
Analysis of the Soybean Datap. 421
Related Issuesp. 427
Summaryp. 431
Exercisesp. 432
Conceptual Exercisesp. 432
Computational Exercisesp. 432
Data Problemsp. 433
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 435
Adjustment for Serial Correlationp. 436
Case Studiesp. 437
Comparing the Means of Two Time Seriesp. 439
Regression After Transformation in the AR(1) Modelp. 445
Determining if Serial Correlation is Presentp. 448
Diagnostic Procedures for Judging the Adequacy of the AR(1) Modelp. 450
Related Issuesp. 454
Summaryp. 455
Exercisesp. 456
Conceptual Exercisesp. 456
Computational Exercisesp. 456
Data Problemsp. 458
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 461
Repeated Measures and Other Multivariate Responsesp. 462
Case Studiesp. 463
Tools and Strategies for Analyzing Repeated Measuresp. 466
Comparing the Means of Bivariate Responses in Two Groupsp. 471
One-Sample Analysis with Bivariate Responsesp. 479
Related Issuesp. 483
Related Issuesp. 486
Summaryp. 488
Exercisesp. 489
Conceptual Exercisesp. 489
Computational Exercisesp. 490
Data Problemsp. 494
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 496
Exploratory Tools for Summarizing Multivariate Responsesp. 497
Case Studiesp. 498
Linear Combinations of Variablesp. 502
Principal Components Analysisp. 504
Canonical Correlations Analysisp. 511
Introduction to Other Multivariate Toolsp. 515
Summaryp. 521
Exercisesp. 522
Conceptual Exercisesp. 522
Computational Exercisesp. 524
Data Problemsp. 525
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 528
Comparisons of Proportions or Oddsp. 529
Case Studiesp. 530
Inferences for the Difference of Two Proportionsp. 533
Inference About the Ratio of Two Oddsp. 538
Inference from Retrospective Studiesp. 542
Summaryp. 545
Exercisesp. 546
Conceptual Exercisesp. 546
Computational Exercisesp. 548
Data Problemsp. 550
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 550
More Tools for Tables of Countsp. 552
Case Studiesp. 553
Population Models for 2 x 2 Tables of Countsp. 555
The Chi-Squared Testp. 559
Fisher's Exact Test: The Randomization (Permutation) Test for 2 x 2 Tablesp. 562
Combining Results from Several Tables with Equal Odds Ratiosp. 566
Related Issuesp. 570
Summaryp. 571
Exercisesp. 572
Conceptual Exercisesp. 572
Computational Exercisesp. 573
Data Problemsp. 576
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 577
Logistic Regression for Binary Response Variablesp. 579
Case Studiesp. 580
The Logistic Regression Modelp. 583
Estimation of Logistic Regression Coefficientsp. 587
The Drop-In-Deviance Testp. 592
Strategies for Data Analysis Using Logistic Regressionp. 595
Analyses of Case Studiesp. 596
Related Issuesp. 600
Summaryp. 601
Exercisesp. 602
Conceptual Exercisesp. 602
Computational Exercisesp. 603
Data Problemsp. 605
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 608
Logistic Regression for Binomial Countsp. 609
Case Studiesp. 610
Logistic Regression for Binomial Responsesp. 614
Model Assessmentp. 615
Inferences about Logistic Regression Coefficientsp. 618
Extra-Binomial Variationp. 621
Analysis of Moth Predation Datap. 624
Related Issuesp. 627
Summaryp. 636
Exercisesp. 637
Conceptual Exercisesp. 637
Computational Exercisesp. 638
Data Problemsp. 640
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 642
Log-Linear Regression for Poisson Countsp. 644
Case Studiesp. 645
Log-Linear Regression for Poisson Responsesp. 648
Model Assessmentp. 651
Inferences about Log-Linear Regression Coefficientsp. 654
Extra-Poisson Variation and the Log-Linear Modelp. 656
Related Issuesp. 660
Summaryp. 662
Exercisesp. 663
Conceptual Exercisesp. 663
Computational Exercisesp. 664
Data Problemsp. 665
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 668
Elements of Research Designp. 669
Case Studyp. 670
Considerations in Forming Research Objectivesp. 670
Research Design Tool Kitp. 671
Design Choices that Affect Accuracy and Precisionp. 674
Choosing a Sample Sizep. 678
Steps in Designing a Studyp. 680
Related Issue--A Factor of Fourp. 687
Summaryp. 688
Exercisesp. 689
Conceptual Exercisesp. 689
Study Designs for Discussionp. 689
Computational Exercisesp. 690
Data Problemsp. 691
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 692
Factorial Treatment Arrangements and Blocking Designsp. 693
Case Studyp. 694
Treatmentsp. 695
Factorial Arrangement of Treatment Levelsp. 697
Blockingp. 706
Summaryp. 710
Exercisesp. 711
Conceptual Exercisesp. 711
Computational Exercisesp. 713
Data Problemsp. 713
Answers to Conceptual Exercisesp. 713
Tablesp. 715
Probabilities of the Standard Normal Distributionp. 716
Selected Percentiles of t-Distributionsp. 718
Selected Percentiles of Chi-Squared Distributionsp. 719
Selected Percentiles of F-Distributionsp. 720
Selected Percentiles of Studentized Range Distributionsp. 728
Bibliographyp. 732
Indexp. 734
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