An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis

An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis

Alan Agresti

Praise for the 1st Edition

"This is a wonderful textual content from which to educate specific information research, at quite a few degrees. . . [t]his booklet should be very hugely recommended."
Short ebook Reviews

"Of nice curiosity to power readers is the range of fields which are represented within the examples: health and wellbeing care, monetary, govt, product advertising, and activities, to call a few."
Journal of caliber Technology

"Alan Agresti has written one other excellent account of the research of specific data."
—The Statistician

The use of statistical tools for specific info is ever expanding in brand new global. An creation to specific information research, moment Edition offers an utilized advent to crucial tools for studying express facts. This re-creation summarizes equipment that experience lengthy performed a favorite position in info research, corresponding to chi-squared exams, and in addition locations targeted emphasis on logistic regression and different modeling suggestions for univariate and correlated multivariate express responses.

This moment variation features:

  • Two new chapters at the equipment for clustered information, with an emphasis on generalized estimating equations (GEE) and random results models
  • A unified point of view in accordance with generalized linear models
  • An emphasis on logistic regression modeling
  • An appendix that demonstrates using SAS(r) for all methods
  • An exciting ancient point of view at the improvement of the methods
  • Specialized equipment for ordinal facts, small samples, multicategory info, and paired pairs
  • More than a hundred analyses of genuine information units and approximately three hundred exercises

Written in an utilized, nontechnical kind, the ebook illustrates tools utilizing a large choice of genuine facts, together with scientific medical trials, drug use by means of little ones, basketball taking pictures, horseshoe crab mating, environmental reviews, correlates of happiness, and masses more.

An advent to express information research, moment Edition is a useful instrument for social, behavioral, and biomedical scientists, in addition to researchers in public well-being, advertising and marketing, schooling, organic and agricultural sciences, and business caliber control.

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