By Colin D. Gray

ISBN-10: 1848720696

ISBN-13: 9781848720695

This re-creation of 1 of the main generally learn textbooks in its box introduces the reader to information research with the main robust and flexible statistical package deal out there: *IBM SPSS records 19. *

Each generation of SPSS facts positive factors new concepts and different advancements. There continues to be a center of basic working rules and strategies that have endured to use to all releases issued lately and feature been proved to be worthy speaking in a small quantity.

This functional and casual ebook combines simplicity and readability of presentation with a entire remedy of using IBM SPSS data 19 for the outline, exploration and affirmation of information. As in past variations, insurance has been prolonged to handle the problems raised by means of readers because the prior variation. during this version, there's an advent to the research of Covariance (ANCOVA).

Each statistical approach is gifted in a practical examine context and is absolutely illustrated with annotated monitor pictures of SPSS conversation packing containers and output. the 1st bankruptcy units the scene with a survey of general examine occasions, keyword phrases and transparent signposts to the positioning of every approach within the e-book. It additionally bargains advice at the number of statistical concepts, and suggestion (based at the American mental Association’s guidance) on the best way to record the result of a statistical research. the following chapters introduce the reader to using SPSS, starting with the access, description and exploration of knowledge. there's additionally a whole description of the services of the flexible Chart Builder. all of the final chapters concentrates on one specific type of learn state of affairs and the statistical innovations which are appropriate.

In precis, *IBM SPSS statistics 19 Made Simple*

- Gets you began with SPSS.
- Shows you the way to explain and discover a knowledge set with assistance from SPSS’s vast images and data-handling menus.
- Helps you to settle on acceptable statistical techniques.
- Warns you of pitfalls bobbing up from the misuse of statistics.
- Shows you the way to file the result of a statistical analysis.
- Shows you ways to take advantage of Syntax to enforce a few necessary methods and operations.
- Introduces the reader to the research of covariance (ANCOVA)
- Has a entire glossary.
- Is now provided in an enticing two-colour format.

The book’s accompanying site comprises datasets for the chapters of the booklet, in addition to a wide physique of routines (with information sets), and notes on statistical phrases. teacher assets comprise a PowerPoint lecture path and Multiple-Choice query exams, that are additionally to be had for free to academics adopting the publication and their scholars. Please stopover at http://www.psypress.com/spss-made-simple for extra details.