Design of Comparative Experiments
by R. A. Bailey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2008
Number of pages: 348
This book develops a coherent framework for thinking about factors that affect experiments and their relationships, including the use of Hasse diagrams. These diagrams are used to elucidate structure, calculate degrees of freedom and allocate treatment sub-spaces to appropriate strata. Good design considers units and treatments first, and then allocates treatments to units. The book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses.
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by Catherine E. Snow, Kenne A. Dibner - National Academies Press
The book studies the role of science literacy in public support of science. It synthesizes the available research literature on science literacy, makes recommendations on the need to improve the understanding of scientific research in the US.
by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Henri Poincare - T. Nelson
An examination of the process scientists go through when determining which of the facts before them will be most useful in advancing scientific knowledge. In this text Poincare investigates mathematics, logic, physics, mechanics, and astronomy.
- National Academies Press
A well-written resource for understanding the principles of responsible research. This is an excellent guide, not only for seasoned scientists and research administrators, but also for newcomers to the field of science and research administration.