Statistical Models: Theory and Practice

Statistical Models: Theory and Practice

by David Freedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521854830

ISBN-13: 9780521854832

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Explaining the things you need to know in order to read empirical papers in the social and health sciences, as well as techniques needed to build personal statistical models, this user-friendly volume includes background material on study design, bivariate regression, and matrix algebra. To develop technique, Freedman also includes computer labs, with sample computer

Overview

Explaining the things you need to know in order to read empirical papers in the social and health sciences, as well as techniques needed to build personal statistical models, this user-friendly volume includes background material on study design, bivariate regression, and matrix algebra. To develop technique, Freedman also includes computer labs, with sample computer programs, and illustrates the principles and pitfalls of modeling. The book is rich in exercises with answers. Target audiences include undergraduates and beginning graduate students in statistics, as well as students and professionals in the social and health sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521854832
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

1. Observational studies and experiments; 2. The regression line; 3. Matrix algebra; 4. Multiple regression; 5. Path models; 6. Maximum likelihood; 7. The bootstrap; 8. Simultaneous equations; References; Answers to exercises; The computer labs; Appendix: sample MATLAB code; Reprints; Index.

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