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Typologies and Taxonomies : An Introduction to Classification Techniques - Kenneth D. Bailey

Typologies and Taxonomies

An Introduction to Classification Techniques

Paperback Published: 1st August 1994
ISBN: 9780803952591
Number Of Pages: 96

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How do we group different subjects on a variety of variables? Should we use a classification procedure in which only the concepts are classified (typology), one in which only empirical entities are classified (taxonomy), or a combination of both?

Kenneth D Bailey addresses these questions and shows how classification methods can be used to improve research. Beginning with an exploration of the advantages and disadvantages of classification procedures, the book covers topics such as: clustering procedures including agglomerative and divisive methods; the relationship among various classification techniques; how clustering methods compare with related statistical techniques; classification resources; and software packages fo

Typologies and Taxonomies in Social Science
Classical Typology Construction (Pre-Computer)
Numerical Taxonomy and Cluster Analysis
Relations among Techniques
Summary and Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780803952591
ISBN-10: 0803952597
Series: Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st August 1994
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 14.17  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.14

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