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Lecture 3 Summary.
Instructor:  Jeremy Jackson   |    Jan 4, 2017

Location:    NW 3412    |   Blackboard
William Shakespere: "Listen to many, speak to a few"


Basic Concepts in Data Management

Data structure



Forms of analysis


Data Structure

Types of data files: dimensional vs relational, .csv, text, etc.

Column formats/variable types: text, dates, numerical, etc.

Column types

Data types: nominal, ordinal, ordered, discrete, continuous.


Data Auditing and Coding




Introduction to Imputation

Deductive imputation

Mean value imputation

Multiple regression in imputation

Hot deck

Nearest neighbor



Introduction to SPSS and Excel

SPSS data file, output file and batch/syntax file.

Excel and XLSTAT.





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