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Book Title : Missing Data
Author : Patrick E. McKnight
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Date : 2007-03-28
Pages : 251
ISBN : 9781606238202
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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While most books on missing data focus on applying sophisticated statistical techniques to deal with the problem after it has occurred, this volume provides a methodology for the control and prevention of missing data. In clear, nontechnical language, the authors help the reader understand the different types of missing data and their implications for the reliability, validity, and generalizability of a study’s conclusions. They provide practical recommendations for designing studies that decrease the likelihood of missing data, and for addressing this important issue when reporting study results. When statistical remedies are needed--such as deletion procedures, augmentation methods, and single imputation and multiple imputation procedures--the book also explains how to make sound decisions about their use. Patrick E. McKnight's website offers a periodically updated annotated bibliography on missing data and links to other Web resources that address missing data.

Book Title : Google SketchUp The Missing Manual
Author : Chris Grover
Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2009-05-22
Pages : 602
ISBN : 0596555768
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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If you want to learn to create 3-D models using Google SketchUp, this Missing Manual is the ideal place to start. Filled with step-by-step tutorials, this entertaining, reader-friendly guide will have you creating detailed 3-D objects, including building plans, furniture, landscaping plans -- even characters for computer games -- in no time. Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual offers a hands-on tour of the program, with crystal-clear instructions for using every feature and lots of real-world examples to help you pick up the practical skills you need. Learn to use the basic tools, build and animate models, and place your objects in Google Earth. With this book, you will: Learn your way around the SketchUp workspace, and explore the differences between working in 2-D and 3-D Build simple 3-D shapes, save them as reusable components, and use SketchUp's Outliner to show or hide them as you work Tackle a complicated model building with lots of detail, and discover timesaving tools for using many components Animate the model by creating an interior walkthrough of your building Dress up your model with realistic material shading and shadows, and place it in Google Earth It's easy to get started. Just download the program from Google.com, and follow the instructions in this book. You'll become a SketchUp master in a jiffy.

Book Title : Applied Missing Data Analysis
Author : Craig K. Enders
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Date : 2010-04-23
Pages : 377
ISBN : 9781606236390
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Walking readers step by step through complex concepts, this book translates missing data techniques into something that applied researchers and graduate students can understand and utilize in their own research. Enders explains the rationale and procedural details for maximum likelihood estimation, Bayesian estimation, multiple imputation, and models for handling missing not at random (MNAR) data. Easy-to-follow examples and small simulated data sets illustrate the techniques and clarify the underlying principles. The companion website includes data files and syntax for the examples in the book as well as up-to-date information on software. The book is accessible to substantive researchers while providing a level of detail that will satisfy quantitative specialists. This book will appeal to researchers and graduate students in psychology, education, management, family studies, public health, sociology, and political science. It will also serve as a supplemental text for doctoral-level courses or seminars in advanced quantitative methods, survey analysis, longitudinal data analysis, and multilevel modeling, and as a primary text for doctoral-level courses or seminars in missing data.

Book Title : Missing Data and Small Area Estimation
Author : Nicholas T. Longford
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2005-08-05
Pages : 360
ISBN : 1852337605
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book evolved from lectures, courses and workshops on missing data and small-area estimation that I presented during my tenure as the ?rst C- pion Fellow (2000–2002). For the Fellowship I proposed these two topics as areas in which the academic statistics could contribute to the development of government statistics, in exchange for access to the operational details and background that would inform the direction and sharpen the focus of a- demic research. After a few years of involvement, I have come to realise that the separation of ‘academic’ and ‘industrial’ statistics is not well suited to either party, and their integration is the key to progress in both branches. Most of the work on this monograph was done while I was a visiting l- turer at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. The hospitality and stimulating academic environment of their Institute of Information S- ence and Technology is gratefully acknowledged. I could not name all those who commented on my lecture notes and on the presentations themselves; apart from them, I want to thank the organisers and silent attendees of all the events, and, with a modicum of reluctance, the ‘grey ?gures’ who kept inquiring whether I was any nearer the completion of whatever stage I had been foolish enough to attach a date.

Book Title : Missing and Exploited Children
Author : Edith Fairman Cooper
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 42
ISBN : 1590338154
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This report presents an overview of two national incidence studies prepared by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to determine annually the number of reported missing and recovered children in the nation. It also discusses the AMBER Alert System created to help recover reported missing children, legislation introduced in the 108th Congresses to address the missing children issue, and questions that remain regarding concerns about missing children. S. 151, the Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to End the Exploitation of Children Today (PROTECT) Act, which was signed into law (P.L. 108-21) by the President on April 30, 2003, contains provisions related to missing and exploited children. Exploitation of Children Today (PROTECT) Act, which was signed into law (P.L. 108-21) by the President on April 30, 2003, contains provisions related to missing and exploited children.

Book Title : Semiparametric Theory and Missing Data
Author : Anastasios Tsiatis
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2007-01-15
Pages : 388
ISBN : 9780387373454
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This book summarizes current knowledge regarding the theory of estimation for semiparametric models with missing data, in an organized and comprehensive manner. It starts with the study of semiparametric methods when there are no missing data. The description of the theory of estimation for semiparametric models is both rigorous and intuitive, relying on geometric ideas to reinforce the intuition and understanding of the theory. These methods are then applied to problems with missing, censored, and coarsened data with the goal of deriving estimators that are as robust and efficient as possible.

Book Title : MISSING PIECES OF THE BIBLE Lost Books Fill in the Blanks
Author : D. M. Wessel
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release Date : 2006-08-01
Pages : 108
ISBN : 9781847287649
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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I would recommend purchasing the REVISED EDITION which is probably listed on the next page(s). If you can't find it, just click on my name and it will take you to my homepage where all my books are listed. I decided to display this original edition on my storefront because there was a review attached to it that you might want to read.

Book Title : Missing Genetic Pieces
Author : Sherry Baker-Gomez
Publisher : Missing Genetic Pieces
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 559
ISBN : 097453580X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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VCFS is also referred to as Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome, CHARGE Syndrome, Shprintzen Syndrome, DiGeorge Sequence, Pierre Robin Sequence, Potter Sequence.

Book Title : The Mysterious Case of the Missing Ring
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Publisher : Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
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Book Title : Missing Links
Author : Robert A. Martin
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 303
ISBN : 0763721964
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Missing Links: Evolutionary Concepts and Transitions Through Time provides readers with a compendium of scientific evidence of extinct organisms, or missing links, that bridge the evolutionary gaps between primordial species and modern life. The book introduces newcomers to the field of evolutionary science with an accessible discussion of basic scientific practices, rock and fossil dating techniques, and schools of classification. Readers are then ushered through a fascinating array of examples of evolutionary transition at all chronological and geographical scales, from the ultimate origins of life on Earth to the morphological changes that readers will observe during their lifetimes.