Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 11:35:45 -0400
Reply-To: "David F. Greenberg" <dg4@IS3.NYU.EDU>
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From: "David F. Greenberg" <dg4@IS3.NYU.EDU>
Subject: Re: Testing for Linearity and homoscedasticity
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John Fox, Linear Statistical Models and Related Methods (Wiley, out of
print), and his paperback on regression diagnostics, published by Sage,
will be helpful. - David Greenberg, Sociology Department, New York
University, 269 Mercer St., Rm. 402, New York, NY 10003.
On Sat, 1 May 1999, Daniel B. Swartz wrote:
> Can someone provide me with the best way to determine if linearity and
> homoscedasticity for variables. I have one DV and about 11 IV. If it is a
> simple matter of doing a skewness and kurtosis, then what values for these
> are acceptable, and what are not? If it is a lot more involved than this,
> then can someone point me to a good text, that is readily available, that
> discusses linearity and homoscedasticity operations in SPSS (using 8.0 for
> Windows), as well as measures that can be taken to transform data. I have
> looked in traditional bookstores and found nothing on doing stats in SPSS.
> Buying a stat book on SPSS over the net, or anywhere for that matter, seems
> to be a shot in the dark because there are so MANY.
> Daniel B. Swartz, MA, CSA, CI,CT
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