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ERIC Number: ED191856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
CAPSAS: Computer Assisted Program for the Selection of Appropriate Statistics.
Shermis, Mark D.; Albert, Susan L.
A computer-assisted program has been developed for the selection of statistics or statistical techniques by both students and researchers. Based on Andrews, Klem, Davidson, O'Malley and Rodgers "A Guide for Selecting Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Social Science Data," this FORTRAN-compiled interactive computer program was assembled to: (1) provide a "real time" decision model for selecting a particular statistic or statistical technique: and (2) serve as a prototype for "real time" decision models in research and evaluation designs. With CAPSAS, the user has interactive access to short, non-mathematical explanations of technical terms and brief descriptions of key words embedded in a question. CAPSAS can be integrated with other software computer simulation and analysis programs. (Author/CP)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: CAPSAS Computer Program
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (64th, Boston, MA, April 7-11, 1980).