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Using Multivariate Statistics

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Using Multivariate Statistics provides practical guidelines for conducting numerous types of multivariate statistical analyses. It gives syntax and output for accomplishing many analyses through the most recent releases of SAS, SPSS, and SYSTAT, some not available in software manuals. The book maintains its practical approach, still focusing on the benefits and limitations

Paperback, Fifth Edition, 1008 pages
Published March 3rd 2006 by Pearson (first published January 1983)
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I sat in the Chinese restaurant next to the Eagle super market in Normal, Illinois, during the spring semester of 1999 while I was completing a master's degree in clinical psychology. I was talking to Charu Thakral about how I wanted to take more statistics classes, especially multivariate statistics, but could not do so because I had not taken the Experimental Design class yet (which was an entire class basically devoted to the Analysis of Variance). Just then, Matthew Hesson-McInnis, the head ...more
Apr 01, 2008 Lisa rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who needs to use real stats
Recommended to Lisa by: a cute young stats professor
This is the best stats reference ever--both comprehensive and accessible. I've read various chapters of this book at different times, as needed. When I was navigating my dissertation without any help, as a stats-phobe, this book was my savior. It's because of this book that I am confident enough to coach/tutor other students as they navigate their own dissertations. And I refer to this book all the time in that context. So in the end, this text has made me back far more than the hundred bucks I ...more
Leanna Aker
This is not a starters' book in stats. You need some grounding in methodology, or with simpler books, first. My stats professor refers to this as "the bible," and I see why, but this book is not for the faint of heart. I appreciate it most for the succint examples of write-ups for each type of analysis. I have referred to those time and time again in my doctoral program.
This book gives a great overview of the different multivariate analyses that are available. The book goes very in-depth with matrices and equations, yet doesn't lose the reader, even when they are not mathematically gifted.
Very readable for a math book. I'm liberal arts student and this has been a breath of fresh air compared to most math/stat books I've been assigned in the past.
This used to be one of the best references in the field. However, it is somehow outdated now. A well-updated edition is definitely needed..
Jul 02, 2011 Darin marked it as reference-only  ·  review of another edition
This book is written for students in the social sciences. The authors provide many insightful details that go beyond the theory.
Carmen Casanova
Aug 31, 2007 Carmen Casanova rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who needs to know about (multivariate) stats
Shelves: psychs
helping me throughout the years..!! :)
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i thought this was useful
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