Synopses & Reviews
The authors have provided beginners with a background to the frequently-used technique of linear regression. It is not intended to be a substitute for a course or textbook in statistics, but rather a stop-gap for students who encounter empirical work before undertaking a statistics course. It provides a heuristic explanation of the procedures and terms used in regression analysis and has been written at the most elementary level.
Teaches the beginner how to read and understand material containing regression analysis. It does not teach the reader how to do regression analysis; rather, it walks the reader through elementary material using few equations or specialized jargon. The authors present a verbal intuitive interpretation of regression coefficients, associated statistics, and hypothesis tests. Thus, this book can be used by anyone who needs to understand the principles of regression analysis.