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ISBN-10: 1584884800

ISBN-13: 9781584884804

Simplifying the usually complicated array of software program courses for becoming linear combined versions (LMMs), **Linear combined versions: a pragmatic advisor utilizing Statistical Software** presents a uncomplicated advent to basic thoughts, notation, software program implementation, version interpretation, and visualization of clustered and longitudinal information. This easy-to-navigate reference information using methods for becoming LMMs in 5 renowned statistical software program programs: SAS, SPSS, Stata, R/S-plus, and HLM.

The authors introduce simple theoretical ideas, current a heuristic method of becoming LMMs in line with either normal and hierarchical version necessities, enhance the model-building strategy step by step, and show the estimation, trying out, and interpretation of fixed-effect parameters and covariance parameters linked to random results. those options are illustrated via examples utilizing real-world info units that allow comparisons of version becoming concepts and effects around the software program approaches. The ebook additionally provides an outline of significant suggestions and contours to be had in each one technique.

Making renowned software program systems for becoming LMMs easy-to-use, this important source indicates how you can practice LMM analyses and offers a transparent clarification of combined modeling suggestions and theories.