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An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models

Christopher Hay-Jahans
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
2012
Number of Pages: 
354
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
79.95
ISBN: 
9781439873656
Category: 
Textbook
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Background
Getting Started
Introduction
Starting up R
Searching for Help
Managing Objects in the Workspace
Installing and Loading Packages from CRAN
Attaching R Objects
Saving Graphics Images from R
Viewing and Saving Session History
Citing R and Packages from CRAN
The R Script Editor
Working with Numbers
Introduction
Elementary Operators and Functions
Sequences of Numbers
Common Probability Distributions
User Defined Functions
Working with Data Structures
Introduction
Naming and Initializing Data Structures
Classifications of Data within Data Structures
Basics with Univariate Data
Basics with Multivariate Data
Descriptive Statistics
For the Curious
Basic Plotting Functions
Introduction
The Graphics Window
Boxplots
Histograms
Density Histograms and Normal Curves
Stripcharts
QQ Normal Probability Plots
Half-Normal Plots
Time-Series Plots
Scatterplots
Matrix Scatterplots
Bells and Whistles
For the Curious
Automating Flow in Programs
Introduction
Logical Variables, Operators, and Statements
Conditional Statements
Loops
Programming Examples
Some Programming Tips

Linear Regression Models
Simple Linear Regression
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Estimating Regression Parameters
Confidence Intervals for the Mean Response
Prediction Intervals for New Observations
For the Curious
Simple Remedies for Simple Regression
Introduction
Improving Fit
Normalizing Transformations
Variance Stabilizing Transformations
Polynomial Regression
Piecewise Defined Models
Introducing Categorical Variables
For the Curious
Multiple Linear Regression
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Estimating Regression Parameters
Confidence Intervals for the Mean Response
Prediction Intervals for New Observations
For the Curious
Additional Diagnostics for Multiple Regression
Introduction
Detection of Structural Violations
Diagnosing Multicollinearity
Variable Selection
Model Selection Criteria
For the Curious
Simple Remedies for Multiple Regression
Introduction
Improving Fit
Normalizing Transformations
Variance Stabilizing Transformations
Polynomial Regression
Adding New Explanatory Variables
What if None of the Simple Remedies Help?
For the Curious: Box—Tidwell Revisited

Linear Models with Fixed-Effects Factors
One-Factor Models
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Pairwise Comparisons of Treatment Effects
Testing General Contrasts
Alternative Variable Coding Schemes
For the Curious
One-Factor Models with Covariates
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Pairwise Comparisons of Treatment Effects
Models with Two or More Covariates
For the Curious
One-Factor Models with a Blocking Variable
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Pairwise Comparisons of Treatment Effects
Tukey’s Nonadditivity Test
For the Curious
Two-Factor Models
Introduction
Exploratory Data Analysis
Model Construction and Fit
Diagnostics
Pairwise Comparisons of Treatment Effects
What if Interaction Effects Are Significant?
Data with Exactly One Observation per Cell
Two-Factor Models with Covariates
For the Curious: Scheffe’s F-Tests
Simple Remedies for Fixed-Effects Models
Introduction
Issues with the Error Assumptions
Missing Variables
Issues Specific to Covariates
For the Curious
Bibliography
Index

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