Exploring Bivariate and Categorical Data

  • Douglas A. Wolfe
  • Grant Schneider
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


In Chapter 1 we focused on displaying and describing information on one variable at a time. In this chapter we consider graphical and numerical methods that can be used to investigate the relationship between two variables. Section 1 contains methods for exploring the relationship between two quantitative variables. Descriptive statistics for measuring the strength of association are provided in Sect. 2. Section 3 deals with relationships between two categorical variables.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas A. Wolfe
    • 1
  • Grant Schneider
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Upstart NetworkSan CarlosUSA

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