Digging Numbers: Elementary Statistics for Archaeologists

Digging Numbers: Elementary Statistics for Archaeologists

Paperback Monograph (Oxford University School of Archaeology)

By (author) Mike Fletcher, By (author) Gary Lock

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  • Publisher: Oxford University School of Archaeology
  • Format: Paperback | 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 166mm x 240mm x 14mm | 558g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0947816690
  • ISBN 13: 9780947816698
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd ed.
  • Illustrations note: b/w illus
  • Sales rank: 357,689

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This fully revised second edition retains the hands-on simple approach of the first edition but with some significant modifications. Still covered in detail are descriptive and inferential techniques with each one worked through by hand on a common data-set, but new is a chapter covering an introduction to multivariate techniques. A new section provides SPSS PC programs designed with the beginner in mind. This book provides a practical manual to enable any archaeologist to start using statistics, as well as some more thoughtful considerations of the strengths and weaknesses of statistical methods and the results produced.

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by Mike Fletcher and Gary Lock

Table of contents

Preface; Section 1: Techniques for describing and presenting archaeological data 1. An introduction to data; 2. A statistical approach - signposting the way; 3. Tabular and pictorial display; 4. Measures of position - the average; 5. Measures of variability - the spread