Abstract : ;Contents: Isotonic regression; Estimation under order restrictions; Testing the equality of ordered means--likelihood ratio tests in the normal case; Testing the equality of ordered… Expand

This text concentrates on the multivariate methods so useful to social science problems involving correlational rather than causal relationships and requires use of a computer software package.Expand

A unified approach showing how such apparently diverse methods as Latent Class Analysis and Factor Analysis are actually members of the same family of latent variable modeling from a statistical perspective is provided.Expand

When four of the leading researchers in the field of quantitative social sciences team up to write a book together, you can expect nothing less than a brilliant work. That is what the first edition… Expand