Best Practices in Data Cleaning: A Complete Guide to by Jason W. Osborne

By Jason W. Osborne

Many researchers bounce from info assortment at once into trying out speculation with out knowing those exams can pass profoundly mistaken with out fresh info. This booklet offers a transparent, available, step by step strategy of vital most sensible practices in getting ready for facts assortment, checking out assumptions, and interpreting and cleansing information which will reduce errors premiums and raise either the ability and replicability of results.

Jason W. Osborne, writer of the instruction manual Best Practices in Quantitative equipment (SAGE, 2008) presents easily-implemented feedback which are evidence-based and should encourage swap in perform by way of empirically demonstrating―for every one topic―the merits of following top practices and the aptitude effects of now not following those instructions.

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