The Resource SPSS for dummies, by Arthur Griffith, (electronic resource)

SPSS for dummies, by Arthur Griffith, (electronic resource)

Label
SPSS for dummies
Title
SPSS for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur Griffith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a data management and analysis software that allows users to generate solid, decision-making results by performing statistical analysisThis book provides just the information needed: installing the software, entering data, setting up calculations, and analyzing dataCovers computing cross tabulation, frequencies, descriptive ratios, means, bivariate and partial correlations, linear regression, and much moreExplains how to output information into striking charts and graphsFor ambitious users, also covers how to program
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffith, Arthur
Dewey number
005.55
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HA32
LC item number
.G744 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Social sciences
Label
SPSS for dummies, by Arthur Griffith, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • SPSS For Dummies; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; About the Data; Who This Book Is For; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: The Fundamental Mechanics of SPSS; Chapter 1: Introducing SPSS; Garbage In, Garbage Out; From Whence SPSS?; The Four Ways to Talk to SPSS; The Things You Can and Cannot Do with SPSS; How SPSS Works; All the Strange Words; All Those Files; Where to Get Help When You Need It; Your Most Valuable Possession
  • You Can Dive As Deep As You Want to GoChapter 2: Installing and Running the Software; Getting SPSS into Your Computer; Starting SPSS; The Default Settings and What They Can Become; Chapter 3: A Simple Statistical Analysis Example; When the Tanana at Nenana Thaws; Entering the Data; The Most Likely Hour; Transforming Data; The Two Kinds of Numbers; The Day It Is Most Likely to Happen; Part II: Getting Data into and out of SPSS; Chapter 4: Entering Data from the Keyboard; The Variable View Is for Entering Variable Definitions; The Data View Is for Entering and Viewing Data Items
  • Filling In Missed Categorical ValuesChapter 5: Reading and Writing Files; The SPSS File Format; Formatting a Text File for Input into SPSS; Reading Simple Data from a Text File; Transferring Data from Another Program; Saving Data and Images; Chapter 6: Data and Data Types; Dates and Times; Time Schedule; Creating a Multiple Response Set; Copying Data Properties; Chapter 7: Messing with the Data After It's in There; Sorting Cases; Using an ID to Identify Cases; Counting Case Occurrences; Recoding Variables; Binning; Chapter 8: Getting Data out of SPSS; Printing; Exporting to a Database
  • Using SPSS ViewerPart III: Graphing Data; Chapter 9: Fundamentals of Graphing; Building Graphs the Easy Way; Building Graphs the Fast Way; Building Graphs the Old-Fashioned Way; Editing a Graph; Chapter 10: Some Types of Graphs; Line Chart; Scatterplots; Bar Graphs; Chapter 11: More Types of Graphs; Histograms; Area Graphs; Pie Charts; Boxplots; High-Low Graphs; Dual-Axis Graphs; Chapter 12: Maps; Relating Geography and Data; Range of Values; Dot Density; Graduated Symbol; Individual Values; Bar Charts; Multiple Themes; Part IV: Analysis; Chapter 13: Executing an Analysis; Report Generation
  • Pivot TablesChapter 14: Some Analysis Examples; Comparison of Means; Linear model; Correlation; Regression; Log Linear; Part V: Programming SPSS with Command Syntax; Chapter 15: The Command Syntax Language; Commands; Keywords; Variables and Constants; Data Declaration; Comments; The Execution of Commands; Flow Control and Conditional Execution; Files; Chapter 16: Command Syntax Language Examples; Writing a Syntax Command Program; Saving and Restoring Programs; Adding a Syntax Program to the Menu; Doing Several Things at Once; Graphing P-P and Q-Q Plots; Splitting Cases; Examining Data
  • Part VI: Programming SPSS with Python and Scripts
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470169506
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000356377
  • (EBL)288203
  • (SSID)ssj0000250213
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11923345
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000250213
  • (PQKBWorkID)10231492
  • (PQKB)11743252
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC288203
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000356377
Label
SPSS for dummies, by Arthur Griffith, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • SPSS For Dummies; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; About the Data; Who This Book Is For; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: The Fundamental Mechanics of SPSS; Chapter 1: Introducing SPSS; Garbage In, Garbage Out; From Whence SPSS?; The Four Ways to Talk to SPSS; The Things You Can and Cannot Do with SPSS; How SPSS Works; All the Strange Words; All Those Files; Where to Get Help When You Need It; Your Most Valuable Possession
  • You Can Dive As Deep As You Want to GoChapter 2: Installing and Running the Software; Getting SPSS into Your Computer; Starting SPSS; The Default Settings and What They Can Become; Chapter 3: A Simple Statistical Analysis Example; When the Tanana at Nenana Thaws; Entering the Data; The Most Likely Hour; Transforming Data; The Two Kinds of Numbers; The Day It Is Most Likely to Happen; Part II: Getting Data into and out of SPSS; Chapter 4: Entering Data from the Keyboard; The Variable View Is for Entering Variable Definitions; The Data View Is for Entering and Viewing Data Items
  • Filling In Missed Categorical ValuesChapter 5: Reading and Writing Files; The SPSS File Format; Formatting a Text File for Input into SPSS; Reading Simple Data from a Text File; Transferring Data from Another Program; Saving Data and Images; Chapter 6: Data and Data Types; Dates and Times; Time Schedule; Creating a Multiple Response Set; Copying Data Properties; Chapter 7: Messing with the Data After It's in There; Sorting Cases; Using an ID to Identify Cases; Counting Case Occurrences; Recoding Variables; Binning; Chapter 8: Getting Data out of SPSS; Printing; Exporting to a Database
  • Using SPSS ViewerPart III: Graphing Data; Chapter 9: Fundamentals of Graphing; Building Graphs the Easy Way; Building Graphs the Fast Way; Building Graphs the Old-Fashioned Way; Editing a Graph; Chapter 10: Some Types of Graphs; Line Chart; Scatterplots; Bar Graphs; Chapter 11: More Types of Graphs; Histograms; Area Graphs; Pie Charts; Boxplots; High-Low Graphs; Dual-Axis Graphs; Chapter 12: Maps; Relating Geography and Data; Range of Values; Dot Density; Graduated Symbol; Individual Values; Bar Charts; Multiple Themes; Part IV: Analysis; Chapter 13: Executing an Analysis; Report Generation
  • Pivot TablesChapter 14: Some Analysis Examples; Comparison of Means; Linear model; Correlation; Regression; Log Linear; Part V: Programming SPSS with Command Syntax; Chapter 15: The Command Syntax Language; Commands; Keywords; Variables and Constants; Data Declaration; Comments; The Execution of Commands; Flow Control and Conditional Execution; Files; Chapter 16: Command Syntax Language Examples; Writing a Syntax Command Program; Saving and Restoring Programs; Adding a Syntax Program to the Menu; Doing Several Things at Once; Graphing P-P and Q-Q Plots; Splitting Cases; Examining Data
  • Part VI: Programming SPSS with Python and Scripts
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (362 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470169506
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000356377
  • (EBL)288203
  • (SSID)ssj0000250213
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11923345
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000250213
  • (PQKBWorkID)10231492
  • (PQKB)11743252
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC288203
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000356377

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