Vicari, D., Okada, A., Ragozini, G., Weihs, C. (Eds.)
2014, XV, 301 p. 75 illus., 25 illus. in color.
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Builds an interface between statistical methods and applications in social sciences
Presents advances in data analysis that address research questions across many social science disciplines
Emphasizes both methodological and applicative issues
This volume presents theoretical developments, applications and computational methods for the analysis and modeling in behavioral and social sciences where data are usually complex to explore and investigate. The challenging proposals provide a connection between statistical methodology and the social domain with particular attention to computational issues in order to effectively address complicated data analysis problems. The papers in this volume stem from contributions initially presented at the joint international meeting JCS-CLADAG held in Anacapri (Italy) where the Japanese Classification Society and the Classification and Data Analysis Group of the Italian Statistical Society had a stimulating scientific discussion and exchange.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Applied statistics - Classification and clustering - Data analysis of complex data - Data analysis of social science data - Statistical methodology