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Neural networks [electronic resource] : an introductory guide for social scientists / G. David Garson.

Author/Creator:
Garson, G. David.
Publication:
London : Sage Publications, 1998.
Series:
New technologies for social research.
New technologies for social research
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (201 p.)
Subjects:
Neural networks (Computer science)
Social sciences -- Mathematical models.
Social sciences -- Data processing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book provides the first accessible introduction to neural network analysis as a methodological strategy for social scientists. The author details numerous studies and examples which illustrate the advantages of neural network analysis over other quantitative and modelling methods in widespread use. Methods are presented in an accessible style.
Contents:
Cover; Table of Contents; 1 - Introduction to Neural Network Analysis; 2 - The Terminology of Neural Network Analysis; 3 - The Backpropogation Model; 4 - Alternative Network Paradigms; 5 - Methodological Considerations; 6 - Neural Network Software; 7 - Example: Analysing Census Data with Neural Connection; 8 - Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-189) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-62312-5
9786612623127
0-85702-627-5
OCLC:
638860793
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