Linear Regression

Linear Regression

An Introduction to Statistical Models

Peter Martin


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This text introduces the fundamental linear regression models used in quantitative research.  It covers both the theory and application of these statistical models, and illustrates them with illuminating graphs. The author offers guidence on:

  • Deciding the most appropriate model to use for your research
  • Conducting simple and multiple linear regression
  • Checking model assumptions and the dangers of overfitting

Part of The SAGE Quantitative Research Kit, this book will help you make the crucial steps towards mastering multivariate analysis of social science data.