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  1. 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...

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

  2. 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...

    Methods: Data analysis , Language , Transcript , Online interviews

  3. Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Analysis of Variance, Second Edition

    Gudmund R. Iversen & Helmut Norpoth


    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 ...


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

  4. Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Analysis of Variance via Confidence Intervals

    Kevin D. Bird


    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...


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

  5. 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...

    Methods: Autoethnography , Writing , Ethnography , Reflexivity , Analysis , Text , Qualitative research , The Chicago school

  6. Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

    G. David Garson & Robert S. Biggs


    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...


    Methods: Visual research , Database , Visual analysis , Autocorrelation , Census research , Modelling , Census data , Analysis

  7. 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...

    Methods: Theory , Concepts & philosophies , Analysis , Qualitative research , Interaction

  8. Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Analyzing Complex Survey Data, Second

    Eun Sul Lee & Ronald N. Forthofer


    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...


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

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

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

    Brian T. Yates


    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...


    Methods: Evaluation research , Evaluation

  10. Analyzing Decision Making

    Analyzing Decision Making

    Jordan J. Louviere


    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, ...


    Methods: Decision making , Individuals

  11. Analyzing Documentary Accounts

    Analyzing Documentary Accounts

    Randy Hodson


    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 ...


    Methods: Documentary analysis

  12. Analyzing Narrative Reality

    Analyzing Narrative Reality

    Jaber F. Gubrium & James A. Holstein


    Provides researchers, consultants, managers, and organizational development specialists validated and reliable ways to measure how employees view their work and their organization. Whether preparing questionnaires or interviews for an employee survey, organizational assessment, disser...


    Methods: Textual analysis , Field studies , Fieldwork , Ethnography , Narrative analysis , Narrative research

  13. Analyzing Panel Data

    Analyzing Panel Data

    Gregory B. Markus


    An introduction to a variety of techniques that may be used in the analysis of data from a panel study -- information obtained from a large number of entities at two or more points in time. The focus of this volume is on analysis rather ...


    Methods: Quantitative data analysis , Panel data

  14. Analyzing Qualitative Data

    Analyzing Qualitative Data

    Graham R. Gibbs


    Outlining how to select the most appropriate tool for analyzing data, Analysing Qualitative Data also provides the reader with an awareness of the various challenges that are unique to interpreting the conceptual and subjective data generated in qualitative research.


    Methods: Qualitative data analysis , Qualitative research

  15. Analyzing Quantitative Data

    Analyzing Quantitative Data

    Norman Blaikie


    What basic knowledge and skills do novice researchers in social science require? How can students be helped to over-come ‘symbol phobia’ or ‘figure blindness’? This generous and constantly insightful book is designed for social researchers who need to know what procedures to use under...


  16. Analyzing Repeated Surveys

    Analyzing Repeated Surveys

    Glenn Firebaugh


    Repeated surveys — a technique for asking the same questions to different samples of people — allows researchers the opportunity to analyze changes in society as a whole. This book begins with a discussion of the classic issue of how to ...


    Methods: Survey data analysis

  17. Analyzing Social and Political Change

    Analyzing Social and Political Change

    Angela Dale & Richard B. Davies


    Researchers across the social sciences often encounter the need to analyze and understand change over time. When confronted with this need, the question arises as to which methodological technique or method is best suited to a given research study. Analyzing Social and Political Chang...


  18. Analyzing Visual Data

    Analyzing Visual Data

    Michael S. Ball & Gregory W. H. Smith


    This volume provides a basic framework for using visual data - namely still photographs - as a tool for social analysis. The authors determine the importance of theoretical assumptions in analyzing these data and provide advice on how to use photographs in cognitive, symbolist and str...


    Methods: Visual analysis , Visual ethnography , Ethnographic photography or filmmaking

  19. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (1998): General Knowledge Performance in Kindergarten in the U.S.

    The Odum Institute


    This dataset example introduces readers to Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single continuous variable for two or more subsets of the data based on values of a categorical variable. The purpose is to evaluate whether the means f...


    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

  20. SRM Datasets

    ANCOVA and the Eurobarometer (63.1, Jan-Feb 2005): Country Differences in Attitudes to Science

    Nick Allum


    This dataset example introduces ANCOVA (Analysis of Covariance). This method allows researchers to compare the means of a single variable for more than two subsets of the data to evaluate whether the means for each subset are statistically significantly different from each other or no...


    Methods: Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA)

    Data Types: Survey

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