Categorical Data Analysis

Categorical Data Analysis

Alan Agresti

Praise for the second one Edition

"A must-have e-book for an individual anticipating to do examine and/or functions in specific info analysis."
Statistics in Medicine

"It is a complete pride interpreting this book."
Pharmaceutical Research

"If you do any research of specific info, this is often a vital computing device reference."

The use of statistical equipment for studying express info has elevated dramatically, relatively within the biomedical, social sciences, and monetary industries. Responding to new advancements, this ebook bargains a accomplished therapy of crucial equipment for express information analysis.

Categorical facts research, 3rd Edition summarizes the most recent tools for univariate and correlated multivariate specific responses. Readers will discover a unified generalized linear types technique that connects logistic regression and Poisson and unfavourable binomial loglinear types for discrete information with common regression for non-stop information. This version additionally features:

  • An emphasis on logistic and probit regression equipment for binary, ordinal, and nominal responses for autonomous observations and for clustered facts with marginal types and random results models
  • Two new chapters on substitute equipment for binary reaction facts, together with smoothing and regularization tools, class tools equivalent to linear discriminant research and type timber, and cluster analysis
  • New sections introducing the Bayesian process for ways in that chapter
  • More than a hundred analyses of knowledge units and over six hundred exercises
  • Notes on the finish of every bankruptcy that supply references to fresh study and themes now not coated within the textual content, associated with a bibliography of greater than 1,200 sources
  • A supplementary web site displaying find out how to use R and SAS; for all examples within the textual content, with details additionally approximately SPSS and Stata and with workout solutions

Categorical info research, 3rd Edition is a useful software for statisticians and methodologists, equivalent to biostatisticians and researchers within the social and behavioral sciences, medication and public health and wellbeing, advertising, schooling, finance, organic and agricultural sciences, and commercial caliber control.

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