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data

noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
See also: citation, clue, documentation, dossier, ground, information, intelligence, news, proof, reference, science, study

data

for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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Its statistical capabilities include handling both normal and non-normal data distributions.
Basic and Advanced Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling introduces basic and advanced SEMs for analyzing various kinds of complex data, such as ordered and unordered categorical data, multilevel data, mixture data, longitudinal data, highly non-normal data, as well as some of their combinations.
He explains the preparation of data; AMOS and three model prototypes (path models, confirmatory factor models, and full SEM with latent variables); and advanced subjects like analysis of several samples to judge whether the model is invariant across the groups from which the samples were taken and problems with missing and non-normal data.
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