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By James P. Stevens

This best-selling textual content is written in case you use, instead of enhance statistical equipment. Dr. Stevens makes a speciality of a conceptual knowing of the fabric instead of on proving effects. worthwhile narrative and various examples increase realizing and a bankruptcy on matrix algebra serves as a overview. Annotated printouts from SPSS and SAS point out what the numbers suggest and inspire interpretation of the implications. as well as demonstrating the right way to use those programs, the writer stresses the significance of checking the information, assessing the assumptions, and making sure enough pattern measurement by way of offering guidance in order that the consequences may be generalized. The publication is famous for its vast utilized assurance of MANOVA, its emphasis on statistical strength, and diverse routines together with solutions to half.

The new version features:
<UL> * New chapters on Hierarchical Linear Modeling (Ch. 15) and Structural Equation Modeling (Ch. 16)
* New workouts that characteristic contemporary magazine articles to illustrate the particular use of a number of regression (Ch. 3), MANOVA (Ch. 5), and repeated measures (Ch. thirteen)
* a brand new appendix at the research of correlated observations (Ch. 6)
* improved discussions on acquiring non-orthogonal contrasts in repeated measures designs with SPSS and the way to make the identity of mobile identification more straightforward in log linear research in four or five approach designs
* up-to-date models of SPSS (15.0) and SAS (8.0) are used in the course of the textual content and brought in bankruptcy 1
* A e-book web site with info units and more.
Ideal for classes on multivariate statistics present in psychology, schooling, sociology, and enterprise departments, the ebook additionally appeals to working towards researchers with very little education in multivariate equipment. necessities comprise a direction on factorial ANOVA and covariance. operating wisdom of matrix algebra isn't assumed.

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32 3 . 92 14 . 2 7 , 50 1 14 . 25 5 . 7 8 1 9 . 45 7 . 51 5 . 80 B . 13 I % 9 . 92 1 1 1 . 35 2 9 . 11 9 . 9 0 3 . 63 ...... � 9. 15 . ( 9. Cancel I Help TI, I specific nUlnber of variables represents a case. Opening a Data File Click on FILE => OPEN => DATA Scroll over to FREFIELD and double click on it. 2 Changing a Cel l Value Suppose we wished to change the circled value to 23. Move to that cell. Enter the 23 and press ENTER. The new value appears in the cell. It is as simple as that. 3 I nserting a Case Suppose we wished to insert a case after the seventh subject.

2. There are spaces between the variables, but there are several cases on each line. 1 Situation 1 : Free Format-Each Line Represents a Case To illustrate this situation we use the Ambrose data (Exercise 12 from chapter 4). 5. , simply click on NEXT. Notice in Step 3 that each line represents a case, and that we are importing all the cases. In Step 4 we indicate which delimiter(s) appears between the variables. Since in this case there is a space between each variable, this is checked. Step 4 shows how the data will look.

For example, if it is an EXCEL file (stored in MY DOCUMENTS), then one would select MY DOCUMENTS and EXCEL for file type. The TEXT IMPORT WIZARD (described on pp. 43-53) of the above SPSS guide is very nice for reading in-text files. We describe two data situations and how one would use the TEXT WIZARD to read the data. The two situations are: 1. There are spaces between the variables (free format), but each line represents a case. 2. There are spaces between the variables, but there are several cases on each line.

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