Department
of Sociology

McMaster University

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4

"He who loves practice
without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and
compass and never knows where he may be cast." -- Leonardo da Vinci,
1452-1519

"The secret of the demagogue is to appear as dumb as his audience so that these people can believe themselves as smart as he is." -- Karl Kraus,
1874-1936

No Winter 2016 courses

## Selected Short Courses, Lectures, Workshops, and Tutorials:

Structural Equation Modeling with the **sem** package for R, Writing R packages, Teaching Statistics Using R and the R Commander (January 2016, IQS Barcelona, Spain)

The R Statistical Computing Environment: The Basics and Beyond (July 2015, University of Peking, Beijing, China)

Linear Models, Logit and Probit Models, Generalized Linear Models (June 2010, York Summer Programme in Data Analysis)

Regression Diagnostics (November 2009, FIOCRUZ Rio de Janeiro - Brasil)

Introduction to
Nonparametric Regression (May 2005, ESRC Oxford Spring School)

*Note*: To reduce duplication, I've listed the most recent occasion on which I addressed a particular topic.

## Current Books:

Information on John Fox,

Using the R Commander: A Point-and-Click Interface for R(Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, forthcoming 2016), including access to data files, updates, and errata.Information on John Fox,

Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Third Edition(Sage, 2016), including access to appendices, datasets, exercises, and errata.Information on John Fox and Sanford Weisberg, An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition (Sage, 2011).

Information on John Fox, A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics

(Sage, 2009); errata.

Information on John Fox,Nonparametric Simple Regression: Smoothing Scatterplots(Sage, 2000), andMultiple and Generalized Nonparametric Regression(Sage, 2000), including access to datasets and errata.

Information on Robert Stine and
John Fox, eds. *
Statistical Computing Environments for Social Research *
(Sage, 1996).

Information on John Fox, * Regression
Diagnostics: An Introduction * (Sage, 1991)

**candisc** (R package for canonical discriminant analysis), by Michael Friendly and John Fox.

** car** (Companion to
Applied Regression) package for R. Software associated with Fox and Weisberg, An
R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition.

** effects **(R package for
effect displays), by John Fox, Sanford Weisberg, and Jangman Hong.

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Contact me by email: jfox AT mcmaster.ca

Last Modified: 2016-04-06 by John Fox, jfox AT mcmaster.ca.