Jason W. Osborne's Best Practices in Logistic Regression provides students with an accessible, applied approach that communicates logistic regression in clear and concise terms. The book effectively leverages readers’ basic intuitive understanding of simple and multiple regression to guide them into a sophisticated mastery of logistic regression. Osborne's applied approach offers students and instructors a clear perspective, elucidated through practical and engaging tools that encourage student comprehension.

Replication and Generalizability in Logistic Regression

What is the goal of research? In my mind, the goal is to enable us to say something meaningful (and/or useful) about a given population at a given time. The purpose of research ought not to be the self-aggrandizement of the researcher, or awards of tenure or degrees. Those are important personal milestones but should be won in the pursuit of research; they should not be the sole purpose of performing the research. One of the principles of science is the principle of replication— that another scientist, performing similar tasks on similar subject matter, should see similar results. Another principle is objectivity—that anyone, seeing the same phenomena, would draw the same conclusions. Yet replication and objectivity seem ...

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