Statistics for Archaeologists : A Common Sense Approach

In the decade since its publication, the first edition of Statistics for Archaeologists has become a staple in the classroom. Taking a jargon-free approach, this teaching tool introduces the basic principles of statistics to archaeologists. The author covers the necessary techniques for analyzing da...

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Main Author: Drennan, Robert D.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2009, 2009
Edition:2nd ed. 2009
Series:Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Numerical Exploration
  • Batches of Numbers
  • The Level or Center of a Batch
  • The Spread or Dispersion of a Batch
  • Comparing Batches
  • The Shape or Distribution of a Batch
  • Categories
  • Sampling
  • Samples and Populations
  • Different Samples from the Same Population
  • Confidence and Population Means
  • Medians and Resampling
  • Categories and Population Proportions
  • Relationships between Two Variables
  • Comparing Two Sample Means
  • Comparing Means of More than Two Samples
  • Comparing Proportions of Different Samples
  • Relating a Measurement Variable to Another Measurement Variable
  • Relating Ranks
  • Special Topics in Sampling
  • Sampling a Population with Subgroups
  • Sampling a Site or Region with Spatial Units
  • Sampling without Finding Anything
  • Sampling and Reality
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Multivariate Approaches and Variables
  • Similarities between Cases
  • Multidimensional Scaling
  • Principal Components Analysis
  • Cluster Analysis