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Conference Workshop "Advances in Growth Curve and Structural Equation Modeling" (2017 : Giridh, India)
Title Advances in growth curve and structural equation modeling : topics from the Indian Statistical Institute -- proceedings 2017 / Ratan Dasgupta, editor.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, [2018]

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Conference Workshop "Advances in Growth Curve and Structural Equation Modeling" (2017 : Giridh, India)
Subject Mathematical statistics -- Congresses.
Alt Name Dasgupta, Ratan,
Description 1 online resource (x, 202 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 20, 2018).
Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Editor and Contributors; Longitudinal Studies on Mathematical Aptitude and Intelligence Quotient of North Eastern Tribes in Tripura; 1 Introduction and Sketch of the Work; 2 Results; 3 Discussions; References; Distribution of Mangroves and Soil Parameters in the Lothian Island of Sundarbans, India-A GIS Approach; 1 Introduction; 2 Materials and Methods; 2.1 Study Area; 2.2 Vegetation and Soil Sampling; 2.3 Effects of Environmental Variables; 2.4 Prediction Maps of Species Distribution; 3 Results; 3.1 Species Composition; 3.2 Effects of Tidal Inundation.
3.3 Effects of Edaphic and Biotic Parameters3.4 Species Distribution Maps; 4 Discussion; 5 Conclusions; References; Characterization of Extended Uniform Distribution and Its Applications; 1 Introduction; 2 Performance Rate, Hazard Rate, a General Form of Extended Uniform, and Characterization Theorems; 2.1 Relationship Between Performance Rate and Hazard Rate, Related Results; 2.2 Characterization of Extended Uniform Distribution; 3 Some Applications; 3.1 Motor Failure Data; 3.2 Repair Time for Air Conditioners; 3.3 Number of Elephant Foot Yam Tubers per Pit.
3.4 Canopy Radius of Elephant Foot Yam Plants4 Discussions; References; Do We Share the Same Destiny? An Empirical Study on the Convergence of Growth Among Indian States; 1 Introduction; 2 Methodology; 3 Data Description; 4 Results and Discussions; 5 Concluding Remarks; References; Cross-Sectional Studies on Mathematical Aptitude and Intelligent Quotient in North Eastern Tribes; 1 Introduction and Methodology; 2 Data Analysis and the Results; 3 Discussion; References; Growth Models for Repeated Measurement Mixture Experiments: Optimal Designs for Parameter Estimation and Growth Prediction.
1 Introduction2 Growth Model and Parameter Estimation; 3 Mixture Models; 4 Optimum Designs; 4.1 D-Optimal Design; 4.2 A-Optimal Design; 5 Optimum Designs for Prediction; References; Tuber Crop Growth Model, Performance Rate, and Some Characterization Theorems; 1 Introduction; 2 Data from a Growth Experiment and Search for a Model; 3 Performance Rate and Some Characterization Theorems; References; An Overview of Growth and Malnutrition Among 5-18-Year Children in India; 1 Introduction; 2 Data Source; 3 Limitations of the Study; 4 Results; 5 Discussion; References.
Retrospective Longitudinal Studies on Lifestyle and Social Environment in North-Eastern Tribes1 Introduction and the Methodology; 2 Main Results; 3 Discussion; References; Microevolution Among the Yanadi Tribe: Population Structure and Sex Differences in Anthropometric and Dermatoglyphic Characters; 1 Introduction; 2 Studies on Mircroevolution; 2.1 Microevolution and Population Structure; 2.2 Microevolution and Sex Differences; 3 Materials and Methods; 3.1 Population: The Yanadi; 3.2 The Present Study; 3.3 Demography and Population Structure; 3.4 Anthropometric and Dermatoglyphics Data.
Summary This book explains and explores the growth curve model as a tool to gain insights into various research topics of interest to academics and practitioners alike. It includes studies on growth models for repeated measurement mixture experiments, and optimal designs for growth prediction in order to find an optimum design for the most efficient estimation of the parameters of the mixture models. It presents longitudinal studies conducted on the mathematical aptitude and intelligence quotient of tribal population in North Eastern states of India, and innovative statistical analysis showing that the status of tribes is improving over time. These results are supplemented by similar cross- sectional studies, and a retrospective longitudinal study of the social environment in North Eastern tribes indicating that the growth status of the social environment is improving. Child health is an important topic in developing countries, and as such the book features an overview of the growth and nutritional status of children aged 5 to 18 in India. Characterization of Extended Uniform Distribution and its applications for quality control in industrial production, and in yield data of tuber crops among others are discussed. Characterizations of distribution in terms of performance rate are also proved. There is also a contribution examining the past and present status of mangroves in Sunderban region of the Indian state of West Bengal from an ecological viewpoint using a growth curve model set-up. Lastly, it includes a chapter on a statistical study of platelet size decomposition and related growth model. Highlighting the importance of growth curve modelling as it applies to actual field data and encouraging more theoretically inclined statisticians to look into theoretical issues that need investigation, the book disseminates applications of the growth curve model to real-world problems and addresses related theoretical issues for the attention of theoreticians and practitioners.
ISBN 9789811309809 (electronic book)
9811309809 (electronic book)
9789811309816 (print)
9811309817
9789811309793 (print)
9811309795 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-13-0980-9
10.1007/978-981-13-0
OCLC # 1050618717
Link Springer eBooks
Additional Format Print version: 9811318425 9789811318429 (OCoLC)1035509994



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