Statistics in criminology and criminal justice analysis and interpretation

The logic of comparisons and analysis -- Variables and measurement -- Understanding data through organization: summarizing data in tables, frequency distributions, and graphical representation -- Measures of central tendency -- Measures of dispersion -- The form of a distribution -- Introduction to...

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Main Author: Walker, Jeffery T.
Other Authors: Maddan, Sean
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Sudbury, Mass. [u.a.] Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2009
Edition:3. ed.
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 3 B 678
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Summary:The logic of comparisons and analysis -- Variables and measurement -- Understanding data through organization: summarizing data in tables, frequency distributions, and graphical representation -- Measures of central tendency -- Measures of dispersion -- The form of a distribution -- Introduction to bivariate descriptive statistics -- Measures of existence and statistical significance -- Measures of strength of a relationship -- Measures of direction and nature of a relationship -- Introduction to multivariate statistics -- Multiple regression 1: ordinary least squares regression -- Multiple regression 2: limited dependent variables -- Factor analysis, path analysis, and structural equation modeling -- Introduction to inferential analysis -- Hypothesis testing -- Hypothesis tests -- Analysis of variance (ANOVA) -- Putting it all together -- Appendix A Math review and practice test -- Appendix B Distribution of f; p=.05 -- Appendix C
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:X, 498 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9780763755485