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Title Advances in social science research using R / H.D. Vinod, editor
Published New York : Springer-Verlag, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 205 pages)
Series Lecture notes in statistics ; v. 196
Lecture notes in statistics (Springer-Verlag) ; v. 196
Contents 1. Econometric computing with "R" -- 2. Additive models for quantile regression: an analysis of risk factors for malnutrition in India -- 3. Toward better R defaults for graphics: example of voter turnouts in U.S. elections -- 4. Superior estimation and inference avoiding heteroscedasticity and flawed pivots: R-example of inflation unemployment trade-off -- 5. Bubble plots as a model-free graphical tool for continuous variables -- 6. Combinatorial fusion for improving portfolio performance -- 7. Reference growth charts for Saudi Arabian children and adolescents -- 8. Causal mediation analysis using R -- 9. Statistical validation of functional form in multiple regression using R -- 10. Fitting multinomial models in R: a program based on Bock's multinomial response relation model -- 11. A Bayesian analysis of Leukemia incidence surrounding an inactive hazardous waste site -- 12. Stochastic volatility model with jumps in returns and volatility: an R-package implementation
Summary Covers the advances for quantitative researchers with practical examples from social sciences. This title includes twelve chapters that cover various issues - providing practical tools using the free R software
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Social sciences -- Research -- Congresses.
R (Computer program language) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Vinod, Hrishikesh D., 1939-
LC no. 2009942719
ISBN 1441917640