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Doing Science : Design, Analysis, and Communication of Scientific Research.

Author/Creator:
Valiela, Ivan.
Publication:
Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (303 pages)
Subjects:
Science -- Methodology.
Communication in science.
Technical writing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
1. Obtaining Scientific Information. 2. Elements of Scientific Data and Tests of Questions. 3. Statistical Analyses. 4. Principles of Research Design. 5. Communication of Scientific Information: Writing. 6. The Scientific Paper. 7. Other Means of Scientific Communication. 8. Presenting Data in Tables. 9. Presenting Data in Figures. 10. Case Studies of Graphical Data Presentation. 11. Perceptions and Criticisms of Science. Index.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
1 Obtaining Scientific Information
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Empirical Science
1.3 Deductive Science
2 Elements of Scientific Data and Tests of Questions
2.1 Kinds of Data
2.2 Accuracy and Precision
2.3 Frequency Distributions
2.4 Descriptive Statistics
2.5 Distributions and Transformations of Data
2.6 Tests of Hypotheses
3 Statistical Analyses
3.1 Analysis of Variance
3.2 Regression
3.3 Correlation
3.4 Analysis of Frequencies
3.5 Summary of Statistical Analyses
3.6 Transformations of Data
4 Principles of Research Design
4.1 Desirable Properties of Research Design
4.2 Design of Treatments
4.3 Design of Layout
4.4 Response Design
4.5 Sensible Experimental Design
5 Communication of Scientific Information: Writing
5.1 The Matter of Publication
5.2 The Matter of Which Language to Use
5.3 Writing Scientific English
6 The Scientific Paper
6.1 Organization of a Scientific Paper
6.2 The Life History of a Scientific Paper
7 Other Means of Scientific Communication
7.1 The Scientific Talk
7.2 The Poster Presentation
7.3 The Proposal
8 Presenting Data in Tables
8.1 Why Show Data in Tables?
8.2 The Elements of Tables
8.3 Layout of Tables
8.4 Tables That Need Not Be Tables
9 Presenting Data in Figures
9.1 Graphical Perception
9.2 Types of Figures
9.3 Principles of Graphical Representation
10 Case Studies of Graphical Data Presentation
10.1 Bivariate Graphs
10.2 Three-Variable Graphs
10.3 Histograms
10.4 Bar Graphs
10.5 Pie Diagrams
11 Perceptions and Criticisms of Science
11.1 Current Perceptions About Science
11.2 Science and Some Modern Critics
11.3 Sharpening Perceptions About Science
Index
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Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Valiela, Ivan Doing Science
ISBN:
9780195350791
9780195079623
OCLC:
352887387
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