Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows: Advanced Techniques for the Beginner

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Sage Publications, 2000 - Computers - 496 pages
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`Field's Discovering Statistics Using SPSS for Windows is rapidly becoming the SPSS user's bible. The book aims to make the learning of advanced statistics and using of SPSS as painless as possible for students and academics alike.... If you teach SPSS or indeed use it in your own research and you don't already have this book, I urge you to order copies for your library and recommend it to your students. Buy it, use it, love it' - Psychology Learning and Teaching

Andy Field has written a student-oriented textbook with the aim of making the learning of advanced statistics and using SPSS as painless as possible.

While other books either concentrate on statistical theory or on the functions of the popular computer program SPSS, Andy Field integrates the two to provide the student with a thorough grounding in statistics through learning to use SPSS. He provides a detailed, yet highly accessible, guide to using SPSS for more complex statistical tests. There are illustrations of dialogue boxes throughout, and each chapter concludes with a set of exercises and descriptions. The book includes a CD-ROM with SPSS datasets and the author provides a Website for further help and updates.

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This is an amazingly useful book written in very lucid and understandable language. A must have for Doctoral students.

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