Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 25, 2009 - Mathematics - 632 pages
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A step-by-step guide to computing and graphics in regressionanalysis

In this unique book, leading statisticians Dennis Cook and SanfordWeisberg expertly blend regression fundamentals and cutting-edgegraphical techniques. They combine and up- date most of thematerial from their widely used earlier work, An Introduction toRegression Graphics, and Weisberg's Applied Linear Regression;incorporate the latest in statistical graphics, computing, andregression models; and wind up with a modern, fully integratedapproach to one of the most important tools of data analysis.

In 23 concise, easy-to-digest chapters, the authors present:? Awealth of simple 2D and 3D graphical techniques, helping visualizeresults through graphs
* An improved version of the user-friendly Arc software, which letsreaders promptly implement new ideas
* Complete coverage of regression models, including logisticregression and generalized linear models
* More than 300 figures, easily reproducible on the computer
* Numerous examples and problems based on real data
* A companion Web site featuring free software and advice,available at www.wiley.com/mathem atics

Accessible, self-contained, and fully referenced, AppliedRegression Including Computing and Graphics assumes only a firstcourse in basic statistical methods and provides a bona fide usermanual for the Arc software. It is an invaluable resource foranyone interested in learning how to analyze regression problemswith confidence and depth.
 

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Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION
1
PART II TOOLS
95
PART III REGRESSION GRAPHICS
409
PART IV LOGISTIC REGRESSION AND GENERALIZED LINEAR MODELS
465
References
571
Author Index
579
Subject Index
583
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R. DENNIS COOK, PhD, is Professor of Statistics at the Universityof Minnesota.

SANFORD WEISBERG, PhD, is Professor of Statistics and Director ofthe Statistical Consulting Service at the University of Minnesota.

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