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  1. Agent-Based Models

    Agent-Based Models

    Nigel Gilbert

    (2008)

    Agent-based modeling (ABM) is a technique increasingly used in a broad range of social sciences. It involves building a computational model consisting of agents, each of which represents an actor in the social world, and an "environment" in which the agents act. Agents are able to int...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983259

    Tags: Agent-based simulation , Computer programmes , Modelling , Simulation , Concepts & philosophies

  2. Methods Case Studies

    Akwe:kon in Mohawk Means All of Us: A Case Study of the American Indian Program at Cornell University within a Land-Grant Context

    Rebecca Maldonado Moore

    (2013)

    American Indian higher education in the United States has evolved within paternalistic, hierarchical decision-making policies and practices based on complex sociopolitical and cultural factors since the 1600s. Indigenous peoples had historically been excluded from...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013520672

    Tags: Participatory research , Electronic Surveys , Interviews , Archival research , Audit Trail , Action research , Mixed methods , Stakeholders , Snowball sampling

  3. Journal Article

    "Ambient Affiliation: A Linguistic Perspective on Twitter"

    New Media & Society (2011)

    This article explores how language is used to build community with the microblogging service, Twitter ( ). Systemic Functional Linguistic (SFL), a theory of language use in its social context, is employed to analyse the structure and meaning of tweets (posts to Twi...

    Tags: Social networks , Meaning , Text , Language , Internet research

  4. Journal Article

    "Among the Chosen: A Collaborative Educational (Auto)biography"

    Qualitative Inquiry (1997)

    A central educational issue is the nature of the long-range influences of a teacher on a student. This article experiments with a narrative approach to exploring that issue. In collaboration with a young woman who is a former student of a high school teacher in North...

    Tags: Life story , Autobiography , Narrative analysis

  5. Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

    Evanthia Lyons & Adrian Coyle

    (2007)

    Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology equips students and researchers in psychology and the social sciences to carry out qualitative data ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446207536

    Tags: Discursive psychology , Discourse analysis , Grounded theory , Qualitative research , Qualitative data analysis , Interpretive phenomenological analysis (IPA) , Narrative analysis

  6. Analysis of Covariance

    Analysis of Covariance

    Albert R. Wildt & Olli Ahtola

    (1978)

    This book presents a technique for analyzing the effects of variables, groups, and treatments in both experimental and observational settings. Analysis of Covariance considers not only the main effects of one variable upon another, but ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983297

    Tags: Hypothesis , Covariates , Comparison , Analysis , Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) , Covariance

  7. Methods Case Studies

    Analysis of Multi-Stream Video Data in the Software Transana

    Sarah L. Bulloch

    (2013)

    This case study explores some of the analytical processes followed in a project that looked at multi-stream video data. Key features of this project include the use of computer-assisted qualitative data analysis programme, Transana, and that it touches on three ce...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013512756

    Tags: Coding , Sampling , Deduction , Induction / Analytic induction , Qualitative data analysis , Video research , CAQDAS , Video methods

  8. Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    Analysis of Nominal Data, Second Edition

    H. T. Reynolds

    (1984)

    The updated second edition offers expanded discussions of the chi square test of significance and the potential measures of association available for use with categoric data. Reviewing basic techniques in analysis of nominal data, this ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983303

    Tags: Multivariate analysis , Chi-square test , Association , Nominal scale

  9. Analysis of Ordinal Data

    Analysis of Ordinal Data

    David K. Hildebrand, James D. Laing & Howard Rosenthal

    (1977)

    Ordinal data can be rank ordered but not assumed to have equal distances between categories. Using support by judges for civil rights measures and bussing as the primary example, this paper indicates how such data can best be analyzed. ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983310

    Tags: Ordinal scale

  10. Journal Article

    "Analysis of terrorist social networks with fractal views"

    Journal of Information Science (2009)

    Visualization plays an important role in generating new insights in social network analysis [1]. Freeman [2] claims that visual images of social networks provide investigators with new insights about network structures and help them to communicate those insights to oth...

    Tags: Visualization , Social networks , Social network analysis , Network analysis , Nodes , Algorithms , Networks

  11. Journal Article

    "Analysis of Thin Online Interview Data: Toward a Sequential Hierarchical Language-based Approach"

    American Journal of Evaluation (2007)

    Despite the best of intentions, qualitative researchers can be faced, in some circumstances, with having to make meaning from thin, or less than optimal, data. Using a real study as context, the authors describe the ways that they made sense of their thin data on tea...

    Tags: Data analysis , Language , Transcript , Online interviews

  12. Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Gudmund R. Iversen & Helmut Norpoth

    (1987)

    The second edition of this book provides a conceptual understanding of analysis of variance. It outlines methods for analysing variance that are used to study the effect of one or more nominal variables on a dependent, interval level ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983327

    Tags: Two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) , Alpha error / Type i error , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  13. Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Kevin D. Bird

    (2004)

    Analysis of variance (ANOVA) constitutes the main set of statistical methods used by students and researchers to analyse data from experiments. This expertly written textbook adopts a pioneering approach to ANOVA with an emphasis on confidence intervals rather than tests of significan...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849208598

    Tags: Confidence intervals , Quantitative data analysis , Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  14. Journal Article

    "Analytic Autoethnography"

    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (2006)

    Autoethnography has recently become a popular form of qualitative research. The current discourse on this genre of research refers almost exclusively to “evocative autoethnography” that draws upon postmodern sensibilities and whose advocates distance themselves fr...
  15. Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    G. David Garson & Robert S. Biggs

    (1992)

    Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases G. David Garson North Carolina State University Robert S. Biggs Community Development and Planning Wendell, North Carolina SAGE Publications, Inc. 2455 Teller Road Newbury...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983334

  16. Journal Article

    "Analytic Ordering for Theoretical Purposes"

    Qualitative Inquiry (1996)

    This article discusses why and how to make explicit the linkages between interaction and conditions affecting both the interaction and its consequences. The discussion aims at (a) extending the range of conditions/consequences considered by res...
  17. Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Eun Sul Lee & Ronald N. Forthofer

    (2006)

    This book examines ways to analyze complex surveys, and focuses on the problems of weights and design effects. This new edition incorporates recent practice of analyzing complex survey data, introduces the new analytic approach for categorical data analysis (logistic regression), revi...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983341

    Tags: Sampling , Quantitative data analysis , Regression , Data analysis , Analysis , Survey , Survey data analysis

  18. Analyzing Costs, Procedures, Processes, and Outcomes in Human Services

    Analyzing Costs, Procedures, Processes, and Outcomes in Human Services

    Brian T. Yates

    (1996)

    The techniques for performing cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and cost-benefit analysis (CBA) in mental health and other human services are introduced in this volume. After describing a model for assessment and improvement-oriented analysis of human service systems usin...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983358

    Tags: Evaluation research , Evaluation

  19. Analyzing Decision Making

    Analyzing Decision Making

    Jordan J. Louviere

    (1988)

    This volume introduces the theory, method, and applications of one type of conjoint analysis technique. These techniques are used to study individual judgement and decision processes. Based upon Information Integration Theory, ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983365

    Tags: Decision making , Individuals

  20. Analyzing Documentary Accounts

    Analyzing Documentary Accounts

    Randy Hodson

    (1999)

    Although ethnographic evidence has accumulated in fields ranging from organizational studies to sociology, these studies have not been fully exploited except as sources of descriptive data. Analyzing Documentary Accounts provides ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983372

    Tags: Documentary analysis

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