4. Definition – Character, Chance, Experiment, and Survey

  1. Dieter Rasch1,
  2. Klaus D. Kubinger2 and
  3. Takuya Yanagida2

Published Online: 28 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch4

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS

How to Cite

Rasch, D., Kubinger, K. D. and Yanagida, T. (2011) Definition – Character, Chance, Experiment, and Survey, in Statistics in Psychology Using R and SPSS, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119979630.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  2. 2

    University of Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971246

Online ISBN: 9781119979630

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Keywords:

  • character and chance;
  • experiments and surveys;
  • principle of chance;
  • chance, on events;
  • observations of interest;
  • arbitrariness, randomness;
  • events on chance;
  • deterministic;
  • nominal scale;
  • interval scale of numbers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nominal Scale

  • Ordinal Scale

  • Interval Scale

  • Ratio Scale

  • Characters and Factors

  • References