Abelson delves into the problems of interpreting quantitative data and then presenting them in the context of a coherent story about one’s research. Get this from a library! Statistics As Principled Argument.. [Robert P Abelson] — In this illuminating volume, Robert P. Abelson delves into the too-often dismissed. Read the full-text online edition of Statistics as Principled Argument ().
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Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. Molly rated it it was ok Apr 01, Statistics as Statistcs Argument. MAGIC magnitude, articulation, generalization, interestingness, and credibility is Abelson’s way of systematizing our folk-intuitions about the importance or worthwhileness of a particular claim.
Similarly, the methodological techniques he talks about are often more applicable to, or widely used in, psychology than other fields. I thank the writer for sharing his expertise.
Christophe Van rated it really liked it Dec 10, Excellent book, on how statistics can and should be used to make a convincing argument. Formas de pagamento aceitas: Numbers are nice, but they are truly meaningful when a context is explained, and this book has achieved the lot as concerns for statistics.
Statistics As Principled Argument by Robert P. Abelson
It addresses statistics in a clear articulate manner argyment the point of view of the philosophy of statistics. It will be of true interest and statustics value to beginning graduate students and seasoned researchers alike.
Was strongly recommended by a friend: John Opfer rated it it was amazing Jan 27, The goal is achieved when such data is analyzed, criticized, and explored within the context it was taken from.
His suggestions, taken from his mentor John Tukey, prescribe using less categorical or more flexible conclusions from null-hypothesis testing. This book finally made me understand the core of the statistics, why it appears to be so confusing for people coming from science and how it can be dealt with.
Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with fascinating real-life and real-research examples rather than with recipes for analysis. Visit our Beautiful Books page and abellson lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. It is extremely informative prinipled evidently written by somebody who is well-experienced in this area.
Statistics As Principled Argument
Upon completion of the book, it is hard not to like, because it is authoritative and comprehensive enough, and at the same time, approachable, entertaining and even light-hearted. Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with fascinating real-life and real-research examples rather than with recipes for analysis. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with fascinating real-life and real-research examples rather than with recipes for analysis.
Very rich book, definitely worth the effort to absorb all the ideas, examples and wise suggestions. Statistics as Principled Argument Robert P. The ideas throughout the book revolve around elementary probability theory, t tests, and simple issues of research design.
Five criteria, described by the acronym MAGIC magnitude, articulation, generality, interestingness, and credibility are proposed as crucial features of a persuasive, principled argument.
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Somehow, the execution didn’t do it for me, but I can’t put my finger on what it is. Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item. Helen rated it sbelson was amazing Mar 04, Abelson’s Statistics as Statlstics Argument is a must read for advanced undergraduates or graduate students learning statistics.
Roberto Holguin rated it it was amazing Jun 07, He devotes considerable attention to importance of parsimony in this framework as well, a term he systematized by suggesting that claims with the fewest numbers of ticks and buts are, by definition, the most parsimonious claims and principlde best kinds of claims. Somehow, the execution didn’t do it for me, but I can’t put my finger on what The basic idea, that statistics is an argument, where you need to logically make your case and defend it, is excellent.
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Understanding The New Statistics: Very rich book, definitely worth the effort to absorb all the ideas, examples and wise suggestio Excellent book, on how statistics can and abeldon be used to make a convincing argument. The ideas throughout the book revolve around elementary probability theory, t tests, and simple issues of research design. Antti Salovaara rated it it was amazing Jun 27, This book articulates critical use of statistics.
The title led me to expect an analysis of statistical methodology in comparison to other forms of “principled argument”, but it’s really just a how Be the first to ask a question about Statistics As Principled Argument. Psychology Press- Mathematics – pages. The other is some inescapable datedness in a book of this aelson Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with fascinating real-life and real-research examples rather than with recipes for analysis.