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Advances in social science research using R

Author: Hrishikesh D Vinod
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag), 196.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers recent advances for quantitative researchers with practical examples from social sciences. It explores a wide range of issues, all providing practical tools using the free R software.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hrishikesh D Vinod
ISBN: 9781441917638 1441917632 9781441917645 1441917640
OCLC Number: 471801099
Notes: This book contains selected papers presented at the Conference on Quantitative Social Science Research Using R. The Conference was held in New York City at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University, June 18-19, 2009.
Description: xxiii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Econometric computing with "R" --
2. Additive models for quantile regression: an analysis of risk factors for malnutrition in India --
3. Toward better R defaults for graphics: example of voter turnouts in U.S. elections --
4. Superior estimation and inference avoiding heteroscedasticity and flawed pivots: R-example of inflation unemployment trade-off --
5. Bubble plots as a model-free graphical tool for continuous variables --
6. Combinatorial fusion for improving portfolio performance --
7. Reference growth charts for Saudi Arabian children and adolescents --
8. Causal mediation analysis using R --
9. Statistical validation of functional form in multiple regression using R --
10. Fitting multinomial models in R: a program based on Bock's multinomial response relation model --
11. A Bayesian analysis of Leukemia incidence surrounding an inactive hazardous waste site --
12. Stochastic volatility model with jumps in returns and volatility: an R-package implementation.
Series Title: Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag), 196.
Responsibility: H.D. Vinod, editor.
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