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Measurement Theory for the Behavioral Sciences

Measurement Theory for the Behavioral Sciences BOOK REVIEWS find the mathematical emphasis to be uniform enough, whereas and regression, and of psychological scaling and test construction. someone teaching epidemiology or demography may find the book The presentation of each topic is detailed and painstaking, re- a bit too mathematical in places. This observation did not go quiring thoughtful and probably repeated reading by the students. unnoticed by the authors; in their preface they point out the uneven mathematical level. In departments where survival analysis is Rosedith Sitgreaves Bowker taught with a more unified approach, this book could serve as a textbook. Statistical Models and Methods for Lifetime Data, by J. F. There are four basic divisions in the book. Each one contains a Lawless, John Wiley, 1982, xi + 580 pp. $36.95 broad variety of topics. Part One introduces the type of data to be Within the framework of the author’s objectives this is an excel- analyzed and presents some basic concepts in the analysis of sur- lent book. Generally it treats inferences in models commonly used vival measurements. Various rates and proportions that occur in in lifetime data analysis and methods of checking the models for epidemiologic studies are presented. Their interrelationship is applicability. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Technometrics Taylor & Francis

Measurement Theory for the Behavioral Sciences

Technometrics , Volume 25 (1): 1 – Feb 1, 1983

Measurement Theory for the Behavioral Sciences

Technometrics , Volume 25 (1): 1 – Feb 1, 1983

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BOOK REVIEWS find the mathematical emphasis to be uniform enough, whereas and regression, and of psychological scaling and test construction. someone teaching epidemiology or demography may find the book The presentation of each topic is detailed and painstaking, re- a bit too mathematical in places. This observation did not go quiring thoughtful and probably repeated reading by the students. unnoticed by the authors; in their preface they point out the uneven mathematical level. In departments where survival analysis is Rosedith Sitgreaves Bowker taught with a more unified approach, this book could serve as a textbook. Statistical Models and Methods for Lifetime Data, by J. F. There are four basic divisions in the book. Each one contains a Lawless, John Wiley, 1982, xi + 580 pp. $36.95 broad variety of topics. Part One introduces the type of data to be Within the framework of the author’s objectives this is an excel- analyzed and presents some basic concepts in the analysis of sur- lent book. Generally it treats inferences in models commonly used vival measurements. Various rates and proportions that occur in in lifetime data analysis and methods of checking the models for epidemiologic studies are presented. Their interrelationship is applicability.

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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1537-2723
eISSN
0040-1706
DOI
10.1080/00401706.1983.10487832
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Abstract

BOOK REVIEWS find the mathematical emphasis to be uniform enough, whereas and regression, and of psychological scaling and test construction. someone teaching epidemiology or demography may find the book The presentation of each topic is detailed and painstaking, re- a bit too mathematical in places. This observation did not go quiring thoughtful and probably repeated reading by the students. unnoticed by the authors; in their preface they point out the uneven mathematical level. In departments where survival analysis is Rosedith Sitgreaves Bowker taught with a more unified approach, this book could serve as a textbook. Statistical Models and Methods for Lifetime Data, by J. F. There are four basic divisions in the book. Each one contains a Lawless, John Wiley, 1982, xi + 580 pp. $36.95 broad variety of topics. Part One introduces the type of data to be Within the framework of the author’s objectives this is an excel- analyzed and presents some basic concepts in the analysis of sur- lent book. Generally it treats inferences in models commonly used vival measurements. Various rates and proportions that occur in in lifetime data analysis and methods of checking the models for epidemiologic studies are presented. Their interrelationship is applicability.

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TechnometricsTaylor & Francis

Published: Feb 1, 1983

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