on Orders of $25 or more*
|Get your books quickly and easily... and pay nothing for shipping. Just order $25 or more and standard shipping is on us (excludes Marketplace and Rental offerings).|
|$3.99 flat rate|
|UPS 2nd Day Air*||$11.99 flat rate|
|UPS Next Day Air*||$19.98 flat rate|
* Not available for PO boxes and APO/FPO
** Saturday delivery is only available in certain areas. UPS standard rates apply.
*** Separate shipping rates apply for bulk orders
A Second Course in Statistics: Regression Analysis, Seventh Edition, focuses on building linear statistical models and developing skills for implementing regression analysis in real situations. This text offers applications for engineering, sociology, psychology, science, and business.Edition/Copyright: 7TH 12
Table of Contents
1. A Review of Basic Concepts (Optional)
1.1 Statistics and Data
1.2 Populations, Samples, and Random Sampling
1.3 Describing Qualitative Data
1.4 Describing Quantitative Data Graphically
1.5 Describing Quantitative Data Numerically
1.6 The Normal Probability Distribution
1.7 Sampling Distributions and the Central Limit Theorem
1.8 Estimating a Population Mean
1.9 Testing a Hypothesis About a Population Mean
1.10 Inferences About the Difference Between Two Population Means
1.11 Comparing Two Population Variances
2. Introduction to Regression Analysis
2.1 Modeling a Response
2.2 Overview of Regression Analysis
2.3 Regression Applications
2.4 Collecting the Data for Regression
3. Simple Linear Regression
3.2 The Straight-Line Probabilistic Model
3.3 Fitting the Model: The Method of Least Squares
3.4 Model Assumptions
3.5 An Estimator of ?2
3.6 Assessing the Utility of the Model: Making Inferences About the Slope ?1
3.7 The Coefficient of Correlation
3.8 The Coefficient of Determination
3.9 Using the Model for Estimation and Prediction
3.10 A Complete Example
3.11 Regression Through the Origin (Optional)
Case Study 1: Legal Advertising--Does It Pay?
4. Multiple Regression Models
4.1 General Form of a Multiple Regression Model
4.2 Model Assumptions
4.3 A First-Order Model with Quantitative Predictors
4.4 Fitting the Model: The Method of Least Squares
4.5 Estimation of ?2, the Variance of ?
4.6 Testing the Utility of a Model: The Analysis of Variance F-Test
4.7 Inferences About the Individual ? Parameters
4.8 Multiple Coefficients of Determination: R2 and R2adj
4.9 Using the Model for Estimation and Prediction
4.10 An Interaction Model with Quantitative Predictors
4.11 A Quadratic (Second-Order) Model with a Quantitative Predictor
4.12 More Complex Multiple Regression Models (Optional)
4.13 A Test for Comparing Nested Models
4.14 A Complete Example
Case Study 2: Modeling the Sale Prices of Residential Properties in Four Neighborhoods
5. Principles of Model Building
5.1 Introduction: Why Model Building is Important
5.2 The Two Types of Independent Variables: Quantitative and Qualitative
5.3 Models with a Single Quantitative Independent Variable
5.4 First-Order Models with Two or More Quantitative Independent Variables
5.5 Second-Order Models with Two or More Quantitative Independent Variables
5.6 Coding Quantitative Independent Variables (Optional)
5.7 Models with One Qualitative Independent Variable
5.8 Models with Two Qualitative Independent Variables
5.9 Models with Three or More Qualitative Independent Variables
5.10 Models with Both Quantitative and Qualitative Independent Variables
5.11 External Model Validation
6. Variable Screening Methods
6.1 Introduction: Why Use a Variable-Screening Method?
6.2 Stepwise Regression
6.3 All-Possible-Regressions Selection Procedure
Case Study 3: Deregulation of the Intrastate Trucking Industry
7. Some Regression Pitfalls
7.2 Observational Data Versus Designed Experiments
7.3 Parameter Estimability and Interpretation
7.5 Extrapolation: Predicting Outside the Experimental Region
7.6 Variable Transformations
8. Residual Analysis
8.2 Plotting Residuals
8.3 Detecting Lack of Fit
8.4 Detecting Unequal Variances
8.5 Checking the Normality Assumption
8.6 Detecting Outliers and Identifying Influential Observations
8.7 Detection of Residual Correlation: The Durbin-Watson Test
Case Study 4: An Analysis of Rain Levels in California
Case Study 5: An Investigation of Factors Affecting the Sale Price of Condominium Units Sold at Public Auction
9. Special Topics in Regression (Optional)
9.2 Piecewise Linear Regression
9.3 Inverse Prediction
9.4 Weighted Least Squares
9.5 Modeling Qualitative Dependent Variables
9.6 Logistic Regression
9.7 Ridge Regression
9.8 Robust Regression
9.9 Nonparametric Regression Models
10. Introduction to Time Series Modeling and Forecasting
10.1 What is a Time Series?
10.2 Time Series Components
10.3 Forecasting Using Smoothing Techniques (Optional)
10.4 Forecasting: The Regression Approach
10.5 Autocorrelation and Autoregressive Error Models
10.6 Other Models for Autocorrelated Errors (Optional)
10.7 Constructing Time Series Models
10.8 Fitting Time Series Models with Autoregressive Errors
10.9 Forecasting with Time Series Autoregressive Models
10.10 Seasonal Time Series Models: An Example
10.11 Forecasting Using Lagged Values of the Dependent Variable (Optional)
Case Study 6: Modeling Daily Peak Electricity Demands
11. Principles of Experimental Design
11.2 Experimental Design Terminology
11.3 Controlling the Information in an Experiment
11.4 Noise-Reducing Designs
11.5 Volume-Increasing Designs
11.6 Selecting the Sample Size
11.7 The Importance of Randomization
12. The Analysis of Variance for Designed Experiments
12.2 The Logic Behind an Analysis of Variance
12.3 One-Factor Completely Randomized Designs
12.4 Randomized Block Designs
12.5 Two-Factor Factorial Experiments
12.6 More Complex Factorial Designs (Optional)
12.7 Follow-Up Analysis: Tukey's Multiple Comparisons of Means
12.8 Other Multiple Comparisons Methods (Optional)
12.9 Checking ANOVA Assumptions
Case Study 7: Reluctance to Transmit Bad News: The MUM Effect
Appendix A: Derivation of the Least Squares Estimates of ?0 and ?1 in Simple Linear Regression
Appendix B: The Mechanics of a Multiple Regression Analysis
B.2 Matrices and Matrix Multiplication
B.3 Identity Matrices and Matrix Inversion
B.4 Solving Systems of Simultaneous Linear Equations
B.5 The Least Squares Equations and Their Solution
B.6 Calculating SSE and s2
B.7 Standard Errors of Estimators, Test Statistics, and Confidence Intervals for ?0, ?1, ... , ?k
B.8 A Confidence Interval for a Linear Function of the ? Parameters; A Confidence Interval for E(y)
B.9 A Prediction Interval for Some Value of y to be Observed in the Future
Appendix C: A Procedure for Inverting a Matrix
Appendix D: Statistical Tables
Table D.1: Normal Curve Areas
Table D.2: Critical Values for Student's t
Table D.3: Critical Values for the F Statistic: F.10
Table D.4: Critical Values for the F Statistic: F.05
Table D.5: Critical Values for the F Statistic: F.025
Table D.6: Critical Values for the F Statistic: F.01
Table D.7: Random Numbers
Table D.8: Critical Values for the Durbin-Watson d Statistic (? =.05)
Table D.9: Critical Values for the Durbin-Watson d Statistic (? =.01)
Table D.10: Critical Values for the X2-Statistic
Table D.11: Percentage Points of the Studentized Range, q(p,v), Upper 5%
Table D.12: Percentage Points of the Studentized Range, q(p,v), Upper 1%
Appendix E: File Layouts for Case Study Data Sets
Answers to Selected Odd Numbered Exercises
Technology Tutorials: SAS, SPSS, MINITAB, and R (on CD)
eTextbooks and eChapters can be viewed by using the free reader listed below.
Be sure to check the format of the eTextbook/eChapter you purchase to know which reader you will need. After purchasing your eTextbook or eChapter, you will be emailed instructions on where and how to download your free reader.Download Requirements:
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed Internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet during the download process.User Help:
Click Here to access the VitalSource Bookshelf FAQ
Digital Rights Management (DRM) Key
Printing - Books that cannot be printed will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be printed, or "Allowed with no limits."
Expires - Books that have no expiration (the date upon which you will no longer be able to access your eBook) will read "No Expiration." Otherwise it will state the number of days from activation (the first time you actually read it).
Reading Aloud - Books enabled with the "text-to-speech" feature so that they can be read aloud will show "Allowed."
Sharing - Books that cannot be shared with other computers will show "Not Allowed."
Min. Software Version - This is the minimum software version needed to read this book.
Suitable Devices - Hardware known to be compatable with this book. Note: Reader software still needs to be installed.
Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster?
We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
|Sell it back by:|
|Guaranteed cash back:|
|Cost of this book|
after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
What is the Marketplace?
It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options?
Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air TermsRental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.