What is included with this book?
A First Look At Spss 16.0 | |
Objectives | |
Launching SPSS | |
Entering Data into the Data Editor | |
Saving a Data File | |
Creating a Bar Chart | |
Saving an Output File | |
Getting Help | |
Printing in SPSS | |
Quitting SPSS | |
Tables And Graphs For One Variable | |
Objectives | |
Opening a Data File | |
Exploring the Data | |
Creating a Histogram | |
Frequency Distributions | |
Another Bar Chart | |
Printing Session Output | |
Moving On | |
Tables And Graphs For Two Variables | |
Objectives | |
Cross-Tabulating Data | |
Editing a Recent Dialog | |
More on Bar Charts | |
Comparing Two Distributions | |
Scatterplots to Detect Relationships | |
Moving On? | |
One-Variable Descriptive Statistics | |
Objectives | |
Computing One Summary Measure for a Variable | |
Computing Additional Summary Measures | |
A Box-and-Whiskers Plot | |
Standardizing a Variable | |
Moving On | |
Two-Variable Descriptive Statistics | |
Objectives | |
Comparing Dispersion with the Coefficient of Variation | |
Descriptive Measures for Subsamples | |
Measures of Association: Covariance and Correlation | |
Moving On | |
Elementary Probability | |
Objectives | |
Simulation | |
A Classical Example | |
Observed Relative Frequency as Probability | |
Handling Alphanumeric Data | |
Moving On | |
Discrete Probability Distributions | |
Objectives | |
An Empirical Discrete Distribution | |
Graphing a Distribution | |
A Theoretical Distribution: The Binomial | |
Another Theoretical Distribution: The Poisson | |
Moving On | |
Normal Density Functios | |
Objectives | |
Continuous Random Variables | |
Generating Normal Distributions | |
Finding Areas under a Normal Curve Normal Curves as Models | |
Moving On | |
Sampling Distributions | |
Objectives | |
What Is a Sampling Distribution? Sampling from a Normal Population | |
Central Limit Theorem | |
Sampling Distribution of the Proportion | |
Moving On | |
Confidence Intervals Objectives | |
The Concept of a Confidence Interval | |
Effect of Confidence Coefficient | |
Large Samples from a Non-normal (Known) Population | |
Dealing with Real Data | |
Small Samples from a Normal Population | |
Moving On | |
One-Sample Hypothesis Tests | |
Objectives | |
The Logic of Hypothesis Testing | |
An Artificial Example | |
A More Realistic Case: We Don't Know Mu or Sigma | |
A Small-Sample Example | |
Moving On | |
Two-Sample Hypothesis Tests | |
Objectives | |
Working with Two Samples | |
Paired vs | |
Independent Samples | |
Moving On | |
Analysis Of Variance (I) | |
Objectives | |
Comparing Three or More Means | |
One-Factor Independent Measures ANOVA | |
Where Are the Differences? | |
One-Factor Repeated Measures ANOVA Where Are the Differences? | |
Moving On | |
Analysis Of Variance (II) | |
Objectives | |
Two-Factor Independent Measures ANOVA | |
Another Example | |
One Last Note | |
Moving On | |
Linear Regression (I) | |
Objectives | |
Linear Relationships | |
Another Example | |
Statistical Inferences in Linear Regression | |
An Example of a Questionable Relationship | |
An Estimation Application | |
A Classic Example | |
Moving On | |
Linear Regression (II) | |
Objectives | |
Assumptions for Least Squares Regression | |
Examining Residuals to Check Assumptions | |
A Time Series Example | |
Issues in Forecasting and Prediction | |
A Caveat about "Mindless" Regression | |
Moving On | |
Multiple Regression | |
Objectives | |
Going Beyond a Single Explanatory Variable | |
Significance Testing and Goodness of Fit | |
Residual Analysis | |
Adding More Variables | |
Another Example | |
Working with Quaitative Variables | |
A New Concern | |
Moving On | |
Nonlinear Models | |
Objectives | |
When Relationships Are Not Linear | |
A Simple Example | |
Some Common Transformations | |
Another Quadratic Model | |
A Log-Linear Model | |
Adding More Variables Moving On | |
Basic Forecasting Techniques | |
Objectives | |
Detecting Patterns over Time | |
Some Illustrative Examples | |
Forecasting Using Moving Averages | |
Forecasting Using Trend Analysis | |
Another Example | |
Moving On | |
Chi-Square Tests | |
Objectives | |
Qualitative vs | |
Quantitative Data | |
Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test | |
Chi-Square Test of Independence | |
Another Example | |
Moving On | |
Nonparametric Tests | |
Objectives | |
Nonparametric Methods | |
Mann-Whitney U Test | |
Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test | |
Kruskal-Wallis H Test | |
Spearmans Rank Order Correlation | |
Moving On | |
Tools For Quality | |
Objectives | |
Processes and Variation | |
Charting a Process Mean | |
Charting a Process Range | |
Another Way to Organize Data | |
Charting a Process Proportion | |
Pareto Charts | |
Moving On | |
Dataset Descriptions | |
Working with Files | |
Objectives | |
Data Files | |
Viewer Document Files | |
Converting Other Data Files into SPSS Data Files | |
Index | |
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