Book description
This book provides handson tutorials with just the right amount of conceptual and motivational material to illustrate how to use the intuitive interface for data analysis in JMP. Each chapter features conceptspecific tutorials,
examples, brief reviews of concepts, stepbystep illustrations, and exercises.
Updated for JMP 13, JMP Start Statistics, Sixth Edition includes many new features, including:
The redesigned Formula Editor.
New and improved ways to create formulas in JMP directly from the data table or dialogs.
Interface updates, including improved menu layout.
Updates and enhancements in many analysis platforms.
New ways to get data into JMP and to save and share JMP results.
Many new features that make it easier to use JMP.
Table of contents
 Preface
 1 Preliminaries
 2 Getting Started with JMP
 3 Data Tables, Reports, and Scripts
 4 Formula Editor
 5 What Are Statistics?
 6 Simulations

7 Univariate Distributions: One Variable, One Sample
 Overview
 Looking at Distributions
 Describing Distributions of Values
 Statistical Inference on the Mean
 Practical Significance versus Statistical Significance
 Examining for Normality
 Special Topic: Practical Difference
 Special Topic: Simulating the Central Limit Theorem
 Seeing Kernel Density Estimates
 Exercises

8 The Difference Between Two Means
 Overview

Two Independent Groups
 When the Difference Isn’t Significant
 Check the Data
 Launch the Fit Y by X Platform
 Examine the Plot
 Display and Compare the Means
 Inside the Student’s tTest
 Equal or Unequal Variances?
 OneSided Version of the Test
 Analysis of Variance and the AllPurpose FTest
 How Sensitive Is the Test?
 How Many More Observations Are Needed?
 When the Difference Is Significant
 Normality and Normal Quantile Plots
 Testing Means for Matched Pairs
 Two Extremes of Neglecting the Pairing Situation: A Dramatization
 A Nonparametric Approach
 Exercises
 9 Comparing Many Means: OneWay Analysis of Variance
 10 Fitting Curves through Points: Regression
 11 Categorical Distributions

12 Categorical Models
 Overview
 Fitting Categorical Responses to Categorical Factors: Contingency Tables
 TwoWay Tables: Entering Count Data
 If You Have a Perfect Fit
 Special Topic: Correspondence Analysis— Looking at Data with Many Levels
 Continuous Factors with Categorical Responses: Logistic Regression
 Surprise: Simpson’s Paradox: Aggregate Data versus Grouped Data
 Generalized Linear Models
 Exercises
 13 Multiple Regression

14 Fitting Linear Models
 Overview

The General Linear Model
 Types of Effects in Linear Models
 Coding Scheme to Fit a OneWay ANOVA as a Linear Model
 Regressor Construction
 Interpretation of Parameters
 Predictions Are the Means
 Parameters and Means
 Analysis of Covariance: Continuous and Categorical Terms in the Same Model
 The Prediction Equation
 The WholeModel Test and Leverage Plot
 Effect Tests and Leverage Plots
 Least Squares Means
 Lack of Fit
 Separate Slopes: When the Covariate Interacts with a Categorical Effect
 TwoWay Analysis of Variance and Interactions
 Optional Topic: Random Effects and Nested Effects
 Exercises
 15 Design of Experiments
 16 Bivariate and Multivariate Relationships
 17 Exploratory Modeling
 18 Control Charts and Capability
 19 Mechanics of Statistics

A Answers to Selected Exercises
 Chapter 4, “Formula Editor”
 Chapter 7, “Univariate Distributions: One Variable, One Sample”
 Chapter 8, “The Difference Between Two Means”
 Chapter 9, “Comparing Many Means: OneWay Analysis of Variance”
 Chapter 10, “Fitting Curves through Points: Regression”
 Chapter 11, “Categorical Distributions”
 Chapter 12, “Categorical Models”
 Chapter 13, “Multiple Regression”
 Chapter 14, “Fitting Linear Models”
 Chapter 15, “Design of Experiments”
 Chapter 16, “Bivariate and Multivariate Relationships”
 Chapter 17, “Exploratory Modeling”
 Chapter 18, “Control Charts and Capability”
 B References and Data Sources
 Technology License Notices
 Index
Product information
 Title: JMP Start Statistics, 6th Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: February 2017
 Publisher(s): SAS Institute
 ISBN: 9781629608761
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