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ERIC Number: ED143686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr-23
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Some Multivariate Conceptualizations in Nonverbal Research.
Fugita, Stephen S.; And Others
According to the authors, statistical techniques should accurately reflect the research question of interest; no statistical technique should be used mechanically. A researcher should employ the statistical models most capable of answering the research question. If the true research question is concerned with predicting a variety of dependent variables simultaneously, then no univariate model is capable of reflecting that research question. If a univariate technique is used in such cases, a Type VI error is being committed, i.e., there is an inconsistency between the research question and the question as reflected by the statistical model. Several multivariate statistical procedures are outlined; these include canonical correlations, discriminative analysis, path analysis, component analysis, analysis of covariance, multiple regression analysis, and Q factor analysis. (Author/MV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Note: Paper presented at the Ohio Academy of Sciences (Columbus, Ohio, April 23, 1977)