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Statistics alive!

Author: Wendy J Steinberg; Matthew Price
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : Sage Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Statistics need not be dull and dry! Presented in short, digestible modules and written in a conversational tone, with anecdotal stories, this text shows students the underlying logic to what they're  Read more...

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Genre/Form: CD-ROM
Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy J Steinberg; Matthew Price
ISBN: 9781412956574 1412956579 9781412956598 1412956595
OCLC Number: 163708499
Description: xxxiv, 491 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in)
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Preface --
Supplemental material for use with Statistics Alive! --
Acknowledgments --
pt. 1. Preliminary information : "First things first" --
1. Math review, vocabulary, and symbols --
2. Measurement scales --
pt. 2. Tables and graphs : "On display" --
3. Frequency and percentile tables --
4. Graphs and plots --
pt. 3. Central tendency : "Bull's-eye" --
5. Mode, median, and mean --
pt. 4. Dispersion : "From here to eternity" --
6. Range, variance, and standard deviation --
pt. 5. The normal curve and standard scores : "What's the score?" --
7. Percent area and the normal curve --
8. z scores --
9. Score transformations and their effects. pt. 6. Probability : "Odds are" --
10. probability definitions and theorems --
11. The bionomial distribution --
pt. 7. Inferential theory : "Of truth and relativity" --
12. Sampling, variables, and hypotheses --
13. Errors and significance --
14. The z score as a hypothesis test --
pt. 8. The one-sample test : "Are they from our part of town?" --
15. Standard error of the mean --
16. Normal deviate Z test --
17. One-sample t test --
18. Interpreting and reporting one-sample t : error, confidence, and parameter estimates --
pt. 9. The two-sample test : "Ours is better than yours" --
19. Standard error of the difference between the means --
20. r test with independent samples and equal sample sizes --
21. r test with unequal sample sizes --
22. t test with related samples --
23. Interpreting and reporting two-sample t : error, confidence, and parameter estimates. pt. 10. The multisample test : "Ours is better than yours or theirs" --
24. ANOVA logic : sums of squares, partitioning, and mean squares --
25. One-way ANOVA : independent samples and equal sample sizes --
pt. 11. Post hoc tests : "So who's responsible?" --
26. Tukey HSD test --
27. Scheffé test --
pt. 12. More than one independent variable : "Double Dutch jump rope" --
28. Main effects and interaction effects --
29. Factorial ANOVA --
pt. 13. Nonparametric statistics : "Without form or void" --
30. One-variable chi-square : goodness of fit --
31. Two-variable chi-square : test of independence --
pt. 14. Effect size and power : "How much is enough?" --
32. Measures of effect size --
33. Power and the factors affecting it --
pt. 15. Correlation : "Whither thou goest, I will go" --
34. Relationship strength and direction --
35. Pearson r --
36. Correlation pitfalls --
pt. 16. Linear prediction : "You're so predictable" --
37. Linear prediction --
38. Standard error of prediction --
pt. 17. Review : "Say it again, Sam" --
39. Selecting the appropriate analysis. Appendix A : Normal curve table --
Appendix B : Binomial table --
Appendix C : t table --
Appendix D : F table (ANOVA) --
Appendix E : Studentized range statistic (for Tukey HSD) --
Appendix F : Chi-square table --
Appendix G : Correlation table --
References --
Index --
About the author.
Other Titles: Alive!
Responsibility: Wendy Steinberg.
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"Steinberg presents this statistics treatment in a conversational manner that is generally understandable and illustrated through clear examples." -- N.W. Schillow Choice Magazine 20080807

 
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