New PDF release: Analyzing Categorical Data (Springer Texts in Statistics)

By Jeffrey S. Simonoff

ISBN-10: 0387007490

ISBN-13: 9780387007496

ISBN-10: 144191837X

ISBN-13: 9781441918376

Categorical facts come up usually in lots of fields, together with biometrics, economics, administration, production, advertising, psychology, and sociology. This e-book offers an advent to the research of such information. The assurance is huge, utilizing the loglinear Poisson regression version and logistic binomial regression versions because the basic engines for method. themes coated comprise count number regression types, comparable to Poisson, adverse binomial, zero-inflated, and zero-truncated versions; loglinear versions for two-dimensional and multidimensional contingency tables, together with for sq. tables and tables with ordered different types; and regression versions for two-category (binary) and multiple-category aim variables, akin to logistic and proportional odds models.

All equipment are illustrated with analyses of genuine facts examples, many from fresh topic sector magazine articles. those analyses are highlighted within the textual content, and are extra distinctive than is commonplace, supplying dialogue of the context and history of the matter, version checking, and clinical implications. greater than 2 hundred workouts are supplied, many additionally according to contemporary topic region literature. info units and machine code can be found at an internet site dedicated to the textual content. Adopters of this publication may possibly request a strategies handbook from:

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"This very important paintings permits transparent analogies among the well known linear versions for Gaussian information and express facts difficulties. … Jeffrey Simonoff’s studying specific info presents an creation to a number of the very important principles and strategies for figuring out counted information and tables of counts. … a few readers will locate Simonoff’s type a great deal to their liking because of reliance on prolonged actual facts examples to light up rules. … i feel the broad examples will attract so much students." (Sanford Weisberg, SIAM overview, Vol. forty seven (4), 2005)

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"This e-book grew out of notes ready via the writer for periods in express facts research. The presentation is clean and compelling to learn. Regression principles are used to inspire the modelling awarded. The ebook makes a speciality of using ways to actual difficulties; a lot of those may be novel to readers of records texts … . All chapters finish with a piece offering references to books or articles for the inquiring reader." (C.M. O’Brien, brief e-book experiences, Vol. 23 (3), 2003)

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