The Tao of Statistics: A Path to Understanding (With No Math)

The Tao of Statistics: A Path to Understanding (With No Math)

by Dana K. Keller, Helen Cardiff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412924731

ISBN-13: 9781412924733

Pub. Date: 08/05/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412924733
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/05/2005
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
The Beginning-The Question
Ambiguity-Statistics
Fodder-Data
Data-Measurement
Data Structure-Levels of Measurement
Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
Ratio
Simplifying-Groups & Clusters
Counts-Frequencies
Pictures-Graphs
Scatterings-Distributions
Bell Shaped-The Normal Curve
Lopsidedness-Skewness
Averages-Central Tendencies
Mean
Median
Mode
Two Types-Descriptive & Inferential
Foundations-Assumptions
Wiggle-Room-Robustness
Consistency-Reliability
Truth-Validity
Unpredictable-Random
Precision-Sampling
Mistakes-Error
Real or Not-Outliers
Impediments-Confounds
Nuisances-Covariates
Background-Independent Variables
Targets-Dependent Variables
Inequality-Standard Deviations & Variance
Prove-No, Falsify
No Difference-The Null Hypothesis
Reductionism-Models
Risk-Probability
Uncertainty-p Values
Expectations-Chi-Square
Importance vs. Difference-Substantive vs. Statistical Difference
Strength-Power
Likely Range-Confidence Intervals
Association-Correlation
Predictions-Multiple Regression
Abundance-Multivariate Analyses
Differences-t Tests & Analysis of Variance
ANOVA
ANCOVA
MANOVA
MANCOVA
Differences That Matter-Discriminant Analyses
Both Sides Loaded-Canonical Covariance Analysis
Nesting-Hierarchical Models
Cohesion-Factor Analysis
Ordered Events-Path Analysis
Digging Deeper-Structural Equation Models
Fiddling-Modifications & New Techniques
Epilogue

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