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Quantifying archaeology / Stephen Shennan.

Author/Creator:
Shennan, Stephen.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
433 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Archaeology -- Statistical methods.
Archaeology -- Statistical methods.
Kwantitatieve methoden.
Archeologie.
Archéologie -- Méthodes statistiques.
Archäologie
Statistik.
Summary:
The second edition of this textbook introduces archaeology students to the use of statistics in their subject. Based on the author's long-running undergraduate course, this new edition includes a wider range of topics presented in greater depth.
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Quantifying Description
3. Picture Summaries of a Single Variable
4. Numerical Summaries of a Single Variable
5. An Introduction to Statistical Inference
6. Estimation and Testing with the Normal Distribution
7. The Chi-Squared Test and Measures of Association
8. Relationships between Two Numeric Variables: Correlation and Regression
9. When the Regression Doesn't Fit
10. Facing Up to Complexity: Multiple Regression and Correlation
11. Classification and Cluster Analysis
12. Multidimensional Spaces and Principal Components Analysis
13. Correspondence Analysis and Other Multivariate Techniques
14. Probabilistic Sampling in Archaeology.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-406) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Other format:
Online version: Shennan, Stephen. Quantifying archaeology.
ISBN:
0748607919
9780748607914
0877455988
9780877455981
OCLC:
37893944
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