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Quantifying Behavior the JWatcher Way

Handbook / Manual

By: Daniel T Blumstein(Author), Janice C Daniel(Author)

211 pages, Figs, tabs

Sinauer Associates

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #170680 | ISBN-13: 9780878930470
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Quantifying Behavior the JWatcher Way provides detailed instructions for the freely distributed computer program JWatcher. This Macintosh/Windows application can be used to address any theoretical problem that requires a complex sequence of actions to be scored by a human observer.


- Preface
- An Introduction to Quantifying Behavior
- An Overview of JWatcher
- Creating a Global Definition File
- Creating a Focal Master File
- Scoring Behavior Using Data Capture
- Cleaning Up Your Act: Editing Data Following Data Capture
- Checking Your Reliability
- Basic Analysis: Creating a Focal Analysis Master File
- Basic Analysis: Analyzing Your Data
- Basic Analysis: Interpreting Your Output
- Basic Analysis: Summarizing Your Results
- Substituting or Combining Key Codes
- Sequential Analysis
- Strategies for Using JWatcher
- Learning with JWatcher
- References
- Index

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