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Title: Application of Selected Techniques of Time-Series Analysis to Court Caseload Data
Journal: Justice System Journal  Volume:9  Issue:3  Dated:(Winter 1984)  Pages:351-377
Author(s): E K Adams
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Application of available statistical methods to highly fluctuating longitudinal data such as caseloads can give form to what appear formless. In this study, data were fitted to a straight line to identify the general direction of the caseload trend.
Abstract: The techniques of moving averages and exploratory smoothing clarify the true trend. Seasonal adjustment reduced the range of variation but did not give form to the series. Remaining variation suggests the need to analyze long time periods. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Court case flow management; Longitudinal studies; Statistical analysis; Time series
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