Advances in Social Science Research Using R

Advances in Social Science Research Using R

This book covers recent advances for quantitative researchers with practical examples from social sciences. The twelve chapters written by distinguished authors cover a wide range of issues–all providing practical tools using the free R software. McCullough: R can be used for reliable statistical computing, whereas most statistical and econometric software cannot. This is illustrated by the effect of abortion on crime. Koenker: Additive models provide a clever compromise between parametric and non-parametric components illustrated by risk factors for Indian malnutrition. Gelman: R graphics in the context of voter participation in US elections. Vinod: New solutions to the old problem of efficient estimation despite autocorrelation and heteroscedasticity among regression errors are proposed and illustrated by the Phillips curve tradeoff between inflation and unemployment. Markus and Gu: New R tools for exploratory data analysis including bubble plots. Vinod, Hsu and Tian: New R tools for portfolio selection borrowed from computer scientists and data-mining experts; relevant to anyone with an investment portfolio. Foster and Kecojevic: Extends the usual analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) illustrated by growth charts for Saudi children. Imai, Keele, Tingley, and Yamamoto: New R tools for solving the age-old scientific problem of assessing the direction and strength of causation. Their job search illustration is of interest during current times of high unemployment. Haupt, Schnurbus, and Tschernig: Consider the choice of functional form for an unknown, potentially nonlinear relationship, explaining a set of new R tools for model visualization and validation. Rindskopf: R methods to fit a multinomial based multivariate analysis of variance (ANOVA) with examples from psychology, sociology, political science, and medicine. Neath: R tools for Bayesian posterior distributions to study increased disease risk in proximity to a hazardous waste site. Numatsi and Rengifo: Explain

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INTEL SEATTLE II DESKTOP MOTHERBOARD PN: BOXSE440BX2

INTEL SEATTLE II DESKTOP MOTHERBOARD PN: BOXSE440BX2

Manufacturer: INTEL PRODUCT: INTEL SEATTLE II DESKTOP MOTHERBOARD PN: SE440BX2NAV Manufacturer PN: SE440BX2NAV MCS Number: 196599 Detail: Intel SE440BX-2 motherboard delivers 100-MHz system level bandwidth to optimize the performance of Pentium III processors. This product has recently been updated to provide support for the new Pentium III processors that incorporate Advanced Transfer Cache. With support for the Accelerated Graphics Port and the increased throughput of the 100-MHz system bus, the SE440BX-2 motherboard delivers enhanced system performance for the demanding system applications of today and tomorrow. Proven System Performance with the 100-MHz System Bus The SE440BX-2 motherboard features the Intel 440BX AGPset which supports a 100-MHz system bus, improving the bandwidth between the Pentium III processor, Accelerated Graphics Port, 100-MHz SDRAM and PCI bus. The result is significantly enhanced media and graphics performance. Home PC users will enjoy improved texture rendering in 3D software, including games, entertainment, educational and digital-imaging applications. Business PC users will appreciate smooth performance in such 3D applications as CAD programs, as well as in sophisticated data visualization and web-authoring tools. The SE440BX-2 motherboard also provides OEMs and system integrators with excellent design flexibility by supporting both 66-MHz and 100-MHz system designs. This flexible platform accommodates different memory and processor combinations, allowing 100-MHz components to be added as needed – even at a later date. Moreover, the SE440BX-2 motherboard is designed to meet the demanding needs of multiple end-users. The board features an on-board hardware management ASIC, Wake on LAN* header, and Intel LANDesk Client Manager software to lower the total cost of ownership. The SE440BX-2 motherboard also offers optional integrated Yamaha* PCI audio for an exceptional AC’97 audio subsystem

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Software License 10 USER SITE TI INTERACTIVE 10 USER LICENSE

Software License 10 USER SITE TI INTERACTIVE 10 USER LICENSE

Texas Instruments Inc. TI Interactive 10 User LicenseInteractive 10 User License…A user-friendly, integrated computerlearning environment that combines the functionality and familiarity of the TI83 graphing calculatorwith the desktop publishing capability of thecomputer. Teachers can enhance students learning through interactive lessons that encourage exploration, visualization, data analysis and writing.Helps students master math and science concepts,improve problem solving skills, create great looking homework, access and download teacher-preparedmaterials from the Internet and more.

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TI Interactive Student Version

TI Interactive Student Version

Student Edition TI Interactive Studio…Integrated learning software for math and science. A user-friendly, integrated computer learning environment that combines the functionality and familiarity of the TI83 graphing calculator with the desktop publishing capability of the computer. TI InterActive! is the user-friendly, interactive computer software designed for teachers and students. TI InterActive! enables high school and college teachers and students to easily explore mathematics and science concepts on a computer. Teachers can enhance students’ learning through interactive lessons that encourage exploration, visualization, data analysis and writing. Students can use TI InterActive! to help them master math and science concepts, improve problem solving skills, create great looking homework, access and download teacher- prepared materials from the Internet, and more. Parents may wish to include TI InterActive! on their home computer for students at home. FAMILIAR TI graphing calculator functionality; POWERFUL Symbolic Computer Algebra System; DYNAMIC Word processor with integrated math system; INTELLIGENT Integrated Web browser; USEFUL Data editor with spreadsheetL QUICK Connectivity with the TI-84 Plus family and the TI-89 Titanium using the new USB cable included with the calculators; CONFIGURATIONS: TI InterActive! enables you to connect to your TI-83, TI-83 Plus family, TI-84 Plus family, TI-92, TI-92 Plus, Voyage 200, TI-89, TI-89 Titanium, CBL, CBL2, or CBR so you can use all of your classroom tools. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, ME, 2000, or XP compatible PC; Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 or later must be installed as an update to Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later and a minimum of 40 MB of hard disk space available.

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CAN Developer Software

CAN Developer Software

Description: PCAN Developer’s core is a high performance Windows System Driver (*.vxd or *.sys) that works in Ring-0 (Win 9x/ME) and int Kernel-Mode (Win NT/2000/XP) of Windows. It is responsible for the establishment of the interface between the CAN application running under Windows and the CAN hardware connected to the PC. When developing your own software for the use with the PCAN system, a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) is used. The library API functions make it possible to communicate with the Windows system driver. Therefore software written using C, Pascal, Visual-Basic, and Delphi can be easily made functional. The Windows system driver supports any PC hardware adapter purchased through Grid Connect. The PCAN developer package contains detailed documentation with source-code examples. The Free-License-Driver enclosed in the PCAN-Developer Package may be distributed freely by the licensee in connection with their own PCAN applications. Five drivers are enclosed in the PCAN-Evaluation Package, that may be distributed as described above. Further driver licenses can be purchased. The driver for development purposes, also contained in the PCAN Packages, allows to connect up to 30 PCAN applications to the CAN. Technical Specification: Unlimited number of Light-Drivers that may be distributed with your self developed software. Powerful CAN monitor PCAN-Explorer and data logging tool PCAN-Trace included. 32-Bit Windows DLL Application Programming Interface (API). Interrupt triggered reception of CAN messages from hardware, saved in the device driver’s FIFO buffer with time stamp. Event controlled reception of CAN messages from the driver. Supports CAN protocols 2.0A and 2.0B (29-Bit identifier). Detailed Programmer’s Manual with fully executable sample source code. Sending with timer by giving the wished point of time to the system driver (shoot and forget). Extensive tool box for configuration, parameterization and visualization of the CAN system.

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A Methodology for Software Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

A Methodology for Software Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

Requirements Engineering (RE) is a sub-discipline within Software Engineering increasingly recognized as a critical component in the success of a software development project. With the escalating complexity of software requirements, problems of traditional requirements engineering techniques, including the use of natural language text, are becoming increasingly apparent.This research aims to assist software analysts in dealing with the challenges that exist in correctly understanding user requirements during the interactive process of requirement elicitation and analysis. It proposes a methodology related to visualization of textual requirements and ways of making them shared, reviewed and debated by the stakeholders. The approach is based on a syntactic analysis and formalization of the text written in natural language and enriched with domain-related information extracted from reusable domain-specific data models. The applicability of this research is illustrated with a case study. A prototype implementing our methodology is developed as a proof-of-concept. The results of controlled experiments designed to evaluate our approach prove the validity of the methodology.

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A Methodology for Software Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

A Methodology for Software Requirements Elicitation and Analysis

Requirements Engineering (RE) is a sub-discipline within Software Engineering increasingly recognized as a critical component in the success of a software development project. With the escalating complexity of software requirements, problems of traditional requirements engineering techniques, including the use of natural language text, are becoming increasingly apparent.This research aims to assist software analysts in dealing with the challenges that exist in correctly understanding user requirements during the interactive process of requirement elicitation and analysis. It proposes a methodology related to visualization of textual requirements and ways of making them shared, reviewed and debated by the stakeholders. The approach is based on a syntactic analysis and formalization of the text written in natural language and enriched with domain-related information extracted from reusable domain-specific data models. The applicability of this research is illustrated with a case study. A prototype implementing our methodology is developed as a proof-of-concept. The results of controlled experiments designed to evaluate our approach prove the validity of the methodology.

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PASW Statistics Base by SPSS – Linux – Electronic Software Delivery (18.0) for Linux

PASW Statistics Base by SPSS - Linux - Electronic Software Delivery (18.0) for Linux

Purchase requires academic validation. Have confidence in your results and in the decisions your organization makes, when you use PASW Statistics. Enjoy many new capabilities, plus greater flexibility in how you use this comprehensive set of tools. PASW Statistics Base is no longer a requirement for operating other modules: they now can be installed and run independently or in conjunction with any other modules. What’s New in PASW Statistics New offerings The PASW Bootstrapping module will make it easy for analysts to use this valuable technique The PASW Direct Marketing module will enable marketers to run key analyses on their own A new product, PASW Statistics Developer, will make it easy to work with R and share procedures with others Improved automation The Automated Data Preparation feature (in PASW Data Preparation) detects and corrects quality errors in one efficient step New analysis and reporting New nonparametric tests (in PASW Statistics Base) Post computed categories (in PASW Custom Tables) Significance tests (in PASW Custom Tables) Rule checking in Secondary SPC Charts (in PASW Statistics Base) Improved architecture and technology Improved performance and display for large pivot tables for all modules Enhanced Model Viewer allows for interactive visualizations for Two Step Cluster analysis and Nonparametric tests (in PASW Statistics Base), and Automated Data Preparation (in PASW Data Preparation) Improved performance of commonly used procedures such as Frequencies, Crosstabs, Descriptive statistics (in PASW Statistics Base Server) Additional support of 64 bit hardware on Windows and Mac platforms Features: Data access tools and data management tools: Direct Excel data access Access SAS 7, 8, or 9 data files, including compressed files Data Restructure Wizard Convert a single record to multiple records Convert multiple records to a single record Multiple datasets can be run in the same session OLE DB data access Import from and export to PASW Data

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Microsoft Visio Professional 2007 Open License with Software Assurance

Microsoft Visio Professional 2007 Open License with Software Assurance

Microsoft Visio Professional 2007 Minimum quantity for a new order is five licenses. This is an electronic license only product. When your order is processed, you will receive an e-mail from RoyalDiscount.com requesting the end-user information below for license registration. Upon receipt of the requested information, your order will be placed with Microsoft, who will then email your license information within 1-3 business days. Company Name Company Address (USA Only; No PO Boxes) Company City, State, ZIP Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact Email AND, if you are adding on to an existing agreement, please provide: License Authorization Number & License Agreement Number Note: This information should be from the organization who will be using the Microsoft Software. This information will be permanently tied to the software license. With Microsoft Visio Professional 2007, IT and business people can easily visualize, explore, and communicate complex information. Complicated text and tables can be turned into Visio diagrams, which give the information at a glance. Visio diagrams are connected to their data, so it’s easy to refresh and stay up to date. Information about organizational systems, resources, and processes is easily understood and acted upon with the Visio 2007 diagrams. Visio Professional 2007 offers advanced functionality, such as data connectivity and visualization features, that are not available in Visio Standard 2007 . Can’t decide between Visio Standard and Professional ? Click here to compare. Visualize Complex Information Visio 2007 can help you visualize your business, track projects and resources, chart organizations, map networks, build diagrams and optimize systems. Use templates in Visio 2007 like business process flowcharts, network diagrams, workflow diagrams, database models and software diagrams. New templates, such as the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) template and the Value Stream Mapping template help you

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Qstarz BT-Q1000X Bluetooth Data Logger GPS Receiver (Free Standard US Shipping)

Qstarz BT-Q1000X Bluetooth Data Logger GPS Receiver (Free Standard US Shipping)

Untitled Document BT-Q1000X is a high performance Bluetooth GPS data logger with GPS receiver function. Hardwares: Adopt MTK II latest chipset with high sensitivity -165dBm and 66-Channel tracking Ultra lower power consumption up to 42hrs operation Less than 15-Sec. AGPS fix support: download almanac data to realize faster TTFF and positioning under warm start Stand-Alone travel recorder to log up to 200,000 records (*) Easily switch Travel Recorder to LOG mode or NAV mode (Navigation + Log) Support button push manually to memorize your location immediately Update Rate 1~5Hz changeable by utility provided G-Mouse + Bluetooth in one: wired and wireless GPS receiver Fast Position Fix ,Cold start 35s, Warm start 33s,Hot start 1s Auto On-Off function for smart power control Personal/Portable Navigation (PDA, Smartphone, PC, etc.) QZSS, DGPS(WAAS+EGNOS+MSAS) support   Software: Support Multi-mode setting to record data (Vehicle, Bicycle, Jog) Provide Travel Recorder PC Utility V4 with built-in Google Map, Multi-language support, and Visualization UI Wizard interface for Utility to easily manage importing and exporting tracks Provide RaceChrono 5Hz software for high speed sport racing Auto track split function helps you organize your travel path Support Track Edit function allowing you to remove unnecessary waypoints Track playback function, changeable different track color and name Active NMEA protocol VTG / GLL manually via Qstarz setup tool Output your travel record as GPX / CSV / NMEA / Google Earth file format. Draw your navigation path immediately on Google Earth as default Support GeoTagging function for digital photo and generate KMZ file easily The waypoints would be decreased when the more options of Log Format are selected Specification: Technology: 66-channel, MTK II chipset Sensitivity: -159dBm minimum Time to First Fix (TTFF) : < Average 1/33/35 sec. (Hot/Warm/Cold start) AGPS: < 15 sec. Output Message : NMEA 0183 v3.01 (Default: GGA

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