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Applied regression analysis

Author: Norman Richard Draper; Harry Smith
Publisher: New York : Wiley, [1998] ©1998
Series: Wiley series in probability and statistics., Texts and references section.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
"An outstanding introduction to the fundamentals of regression analysis-updated and expanded The methods of regression analysis are the most widely used statistical tools for discovering the relationships among variables. This classic text, with its emphasis on clear, thorough presentation of concepts and applications, offers a complete, easily accessible introduction to the fundamentals of regression analysis.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Draper, Norman Richard.
Applied regression analysis.
New York : Wiley, ©1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Richard Draper; Harry Smith
ISBN: 0471170828 9780471170822
OCLC Number: 37141097
Language Note: English.
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
"The diskette that previously accompanied the book has now been replaced with an FTP site."--Page [xvii].
Description: xvii, 706 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
About the software --
Basic prerequisite knowledge --
Fitting a straight line by least squares --
Checking the straight line fit --Fitting straight lines: special topics --
Regression in matrix terms: Straight line case --
The general regression situation --
Extra sums of squares and tests for several parameters being zero --
Serial correlation in the residuals and the Durbin-Watson test --
More on checking fitted models --
Multiple regression: special topics --
Bias in regression estimates, and expected values of mean squares and sums of squares --
On worthwhile regressions, big F's, and R² --
Models containing functions of the predictors, including polynomial models --
Transformation of the response variable --
"Dummy" variables --
Selecting the "Best" regression equation --
Ill-conditioning in regression data --
Ridge regression --
Generalized linear models (GLIM) --
Mixture ingredients as predictor variables --
The geometry of least squares --
More geometry of least squares --
Orthogonal polynomials and summary data --
Multiple regression applied to analysis of variance problems --
An introduction to nonlinear estimation --
Robust regression --
Resampling procedures (Bootstrapping) --
Bibliography --
True/false questions --
Answers to exercises --
Tables --
Index of authors associate with exercises --
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and statistics., Texts and references section.
Responsibility: Norman R. Draper, Harry Smith.
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A major goal of scientific exploration is the discovery of relationships among variables. Regression is the analysis or measure of the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more  Read more...


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