Computer Applications in the Social Sciences

Computer Applications in the Social Sciences

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Presenting an introduction to computing and advice on computer applications, this book examines hardware and software with respect to the needs of the social scientist. It offers a framework for the use of computers, with focus on the 'work station', the center of which is a personal computer connected to networks by a telephone-based modem.A Monte Carlo technique or process refers to the use of random numbers to make a decision. ... Then you calculate the proportion of left turns (the number of right turns is 1 minus that). ... upon whether it falls below or above P. In the end you have a simulated count of how many went left and how many turned to the right.

Title:Computer Applications in the Social Sciences
Author:Edward E. Brent, Ronald E. Anderson
Publisher:Temple University Press - 1990-01-01


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