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By Ezra Hauer

ISBN-10: 3319125281

ISBN-13: 9783319125282

ISBN-10: 331912529X

ISBN-13: 9783319125299

This certain publication explains the way to model worthwhile regression versions from quite often to be had information to erect types crucial for evidence-based highway defense administration and study. Composed from options and most sensible practices awarded over decades of lectures and workshops, The artwork of Regression Modeling in street Safety illustrates that fruitful modeling can't be kept away from major wisdom concerning the modeled phenomenon. Class-tested in classes and workshops throughout North the US, the booklet is perfect for execs, researchers, collage professors, and graduate scholars with an curiosity in, or duties regarding, highway safety.

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· offers for the 1st time a strong analytical software for street protection researchers and practitioners

· comprises difficulties and ideas in each one bankruptcy in addition to facts and spreadsheets for working versions and PowerPoint presentation slides

· gains pedagogy well-suited for graduate classes and workshops together with difficulties, recommendations, and PowerPoint presentations

· Equips readers to accomplish all analyses on a spreadsheet with no requiring mastery of complicated and expensive software

· Emphasizes knowing with no esoteric mathematics

· Makes assumptions seen and explains their function and consequences

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The aim was to make the SPF tangible and the meaning of E{μ} and σ{μ} unambiguous. It is now clear that whatever is measured on the vertical axes of Figs. 5 pertain to populations of units. When dealing with real populations consisting of many units, the estimation of È É E{μ} and σ E^ fμg is straightforward. To estimate σ{μ} Eq. 1 can be used. 2 can be used to estimate the standard error of μ^ i when E^ fμg is its estimator. The simple SPF used in this section was sufficient to illustrate its essential nature and to highlight its two main elements.

2 Here is what the Engineering Statistics Handbook (NIST/SEMATEC) says: “EDA is an approach to data analysis that postpones the usual assumptions about what kind of model the data follow with the more direct approach of allowing the data itself to reveal its underlying structure and model. ” (Sect. 1). 3 An orderly relationship is one where the existence of a perceived pattern makes curve-fitting a sensible choice. If the relationship is not orderly there is no reason to add this trait to the SPF.

1 or the circles in Fig. 3 there is some presently unknown continuous curve. After all, AADT and Segment Length are nearly continuous variables. Which traits to add, what tools to use for this purpose, and how to fit mathematical functions to data are the question discussed in detail in later chapters. References AASHTO (The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) (2010) Highway safety manual, 1st edn. Washington, DC, AASHTO Hakkert AS, Braimaister L, van Schagen I (2002) The uses of exposure and risk in road safety studies.

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