Longitudinal Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Using R

Longitudinal Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences Using R

by Jeffrey D. Long
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412982685

ISBN-13: 9781412982689

Pub. Date: 10/25/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book is unique in its focus on showing students in the behavioral sciences how to analyze longitudinal data using R software. The book focuses on application, making it practical and accessible to students in psychology, education, and related fields, who have a basic foundation in statistics. It provides explicit instructions in R computer programming

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This book is unique in its focus on showing students in the behavioral sciences how to analyze longitudinal data using R software. The book focuses on application, making it practical and accessible to students in psychology, education, and related fields, who have a basic foundation in statistics. It provides explicit instructions in R computer programming throughout the book, showing students exactly how a specific analysis is carried out and how output is interpreted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412982689
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Author xv

Preface xviii

1 Introduction 1

2 Brief Introduction to R 33

3 Data Structures and Longitudinal Analysis 63

4 Graphing Longitudinal Data 105

5 Introduction to Linear Mixed Effects Regression 147

6 Overview of Maximum Likelihood Estimation 191

7 Multimodel Inference and Akaike's Information Criterion 227

8 Likelihood Ratio Test 258

9 Selecting Time Predictors 321

10 Selecting Random Effects 357

11 Extending Linear Mixed Effects Regression 405

12 Modeling Nonlinear Change 443

13 Advanced Topics 489

Appendix: Soft Introduction to Matrix Algebra 515

References 525

Author Index 535

Subject Index 539

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