Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 02:16:29 -0400
Reply-To: Richard Ristow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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From: Richard Ristow <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Quantitative Analytic Decision Tree
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At 12:24 PM 8/16/2005, Charles Partridge wrote:
>For the past ten years, I have been referring to a quantitative
>analytic decision tree on my wall that I use to assist me in making
>appropriate data-analytic decisions, ranging from t-tests to multiple
It sounds interesting even as it stands. Is there a way of reproducing
it in a text-only E-message, and posting it to the list?
>However, this diagram is now quite antiquated and I need to seriously
>update it. I want to include in the new decision tree, "modern"
>multivariate techniques including Structural Equation Modeling (e.g.
>Latent Growth Curve Analysis), Multilevel Modeling (e.g. Hierarchical
>Linear and Nonlinear Modeling), Item Response Theory/Rasch
>Measurement, and Bayesian Analysis.
>Before I "reinvent the wheel," if you have such a document, I would be
>very interested in attaining it. If you know of other such documents
>that you would recommend, I would appreciate any referrals.
I'm not an expert at all, but it sounds like you've got a wheel, and
could use the invention of a few new spokes. Post your wheel, and let
any spokesperson(*) on the list speak up!
(*) He then ducks very quickly