Identifying the sources and measuring the impact of haphazard variations are important in any number of research applications, from clinical trials and genetics to industrial design and psychometric testing. Only in very simple situations can such variations be represented effectively by...
Published July 29th 2002 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Why study the theory of experiment design? Although it can be useful to know about special designs for specific purposes, experience suggests that a particular design can rarely be used directly. It needs adaptation to accommodate the circumstances of the experiment. Successful designs depend upon...
Published June 5th 2000 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Children
The New Labour Government puts Education, Education, Education at the heart of its agenda but is it doing enough to combat educational disadvantage?Combating Educational Disadvantage sets the discussion of educational disadvantage within the socio-political context of the 1980s and 1990s, with its...
Published November 3rd 1999 by Routledge
Challenges And Opportunities
The child-centred principles of early years education - which emphasize play and holistic learning - are being challenged by the implementation of a subject-based National Curriculum. The contributors to this book explore this challenge and offer some ways of meeting it practically and productively...
Published December 12th 1996 by Routledge
This work traces the development of the human figure in children's drawings, showing how children add to and alter their figures as they get older and more skilful. It discusses why children's drawings often seem so bizarre to adults, revealing what these figures tell as about the child's...
Published December 9th 1996 by Routledge
In econometrics, finance and other fields
The analysis prediction and interpolation of economic and other time series has a long history and many applications. Major new developments are taking place, driven partly by the need to analyze financial data. The five papers in this book describe those new developments from various viewpoints...
Published May 14th 1996 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Models, Analysis and Interpretation
Large observational studies involving research questions that require the measurement of several features on each individual arise in many fields including the social and medical sciences. This book sets out both the general concepts and the more technical statistical issues involved in analysis...
Published February 29th 1996 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Published February 28th 1994 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Factorial and ANOVA, Volume VII
These papers illustrate important features characteristic of John Tukey's work, namely the desire to look beyond or beneath conventional set structures, the wish to detect and deal with anomalous behavior, and great technical ingenuity....
Published March 31st 1992 by Chapman and Hall/CRC