George M. Sparks became director of the Georgia Tech Evening School of Commerce in 1928. A former war correspondent and city editor for the Macon Telegraph, Sparks taught journalism at Mercer and Georgia Tech, where he was put in charge of publicity and journalism, before taking on the role of director at the School… more »
Sobel, M.E. and M.P. Becker (editors), Sociological Methodology 2001, Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association, 2001.
Sobel, M.E. and M.P. Becker (editors), Sociological Methodology 2000, Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association, 2000.
Sobel, M.E. and M.P. Becker (editors), Sociological Methodology 1999, Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association, 1999.
Alexander, J.A., B.J. Weiner, L.C. Baker, S.M. Shortell, J. Geppert, and M. Becker. Care management implementation and patient safety. Journal of Patient Safety, 2: 83-96, 2006.
Kim, J., D.R. Jacobs Jr., R.V. Luepker, E. Shahar, K.L. Margolis, and M.P. Becker. Prognostic value of a novel classification scheme for heart failure: The Minnesota Heart Failure Criteria. American Journal of Epidemiology, 164: 184-193, 2006.
Alexander, J.A., B.J. Weiner, S.M. Shortell, L.C. Baker, and M.P. Becker. The role of organizational infrastructure in implementation of hospitals’ quality improvement. Hospital Topics, 84: 11-20, 2006.
Weiner, B.J., J.A. Alexander, S.M. Shortell, L.C. Baker, M. Becker, and J.J. Geppert. Quality improvement implementation and hospital performance on hospital patient safety indicators. Health Services Research, 41: 307-334, 2006.
Weiner, B.J., J.A. Alexander, L.C. Baker, S.M. Shortell, J. Geppert and M. Becker. Quality improvement structures and practices as determinants of hospital quality indicators. Medical Care Research and Review, 63: 29-57, 2006
Minick, S.M. and M.P. Becker. Assessing rater agreement using marginal association models. Statistics in Medicine, 21: 1743-1760, 2002.
Landrum, M.B. and M.P. Becker. Imputation strategies for the analysis of incomplete longitudinal data. Statistics in Medicine, 20:2741-2760, 2001.
Salerno, D.F., A. Franzblau, T.J. Armstrong, R.A. Werner, and M.P. Becker. Test-retest reliability of the upper extremity questionnaire among keyboard operators. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 40:655-666, 2001.
Koopman, J.S., S.E. Chick, C.S. Riolo, A.L. Adams, M.L. Wilson, and M.P. Becker. Modeling contact networks and infection transmission in geographic and social space using GERMS. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 27:617-626, 2000.
Salerno, D.F., A. Franzblau, R.A. Werner, K.C. Chung, J.S. Schultz, M.P. Becker, and T.J. Armstrong. Reliability of physical examination of the upper extremity among keyboard operators. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 37:423-430, 2000.
Herman, W.H., N.K. Janz, M.P. Becker, and D. Charron-Prochownik. Diabetes and pregnancy. Preconception care, pregnancy outcomes, resource utilization and costs. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 44:33-38, 1999.
Salerno, D.F., R.A. Werner, J.W. Albers, M.P. Becker, T.J. Armstrong, and A. Franzblau. Reliability of nerve conduction studies among active workers. Muscle and Nerve. 22:1372-1379, 1999.
Becker, M.P., S. Minick, I. Yang. Specifications of models for cross-classified counts: Comparisons of the log-linear models and marginal models perspectives. Sociological Methods and Research. 26:511-529, 1998.
Becker, M.P. and I. Yang. Latent class marginal models for cross-classifications of counts. Sociological Methodology, 28:293-325, 1998.
Sobel, M.E., M.P. Becker, and S.M. Minick. Origins, destinations, and association in occupational mobility. American Journal of Sociology. 104:687-721, 1998.
Taylor, G.W., B.A. Burt, M.P. Becker, R.J. Genco, M. Shlossman, W.C. Knowler, and D.J. Pettitt. Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus and alveolar bone loss progression over 2 years. Journal of Periodontology. 69(1):76-83, 1998.
Taylor, G.W. and M.P. Becker. Increased efficiency of analyses: cumulative logistic regression vs ordinary logistic regression. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. 26(1):1-6, 1998.
Taylor, G.W., B.A. Burt, M.P. Becker, R.J. Genco, and M. Shlossman. Glycemic control and alveolar bone loss progression in type-2 diabetes. Annals of Periodontology. 3:30-39, 1998.
Becker, M.P., I. Yang, and K. Lange. EM algorithms for non-missing data. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 6:38-54, 1997.
Olsen, B.H., S.M. Anderson, M.P. Becker, J.W. Anderson, D.B. Hunninghake, D.J.A. Jenkins, J.C. LaRosa, J.M. Rippe, D.C.K. Roberts, D.B. Stoy, C.D. Summerbell, A.S. Truswell, T.M.S. Wolver, D.H. Morris, and V.L. Fulgoni III. Psyllium-enriched cereal lowers total and LDL-cholesterol, but not HDL-cholesterol, in hypercholesterolemic adults; Results of a Meta-Analysis. Journal of Nutrition, 127:1973-1980,1997.
Yang, I. and M.P. Becker. Latent variable modeling of diagnostic accuracy. Biometrics. 53:948-958, 1997.
Taylor, G.W., B.A. Burt, M.P. Becker, R.J. Genco, M. Shlossman, W.C. Knowler and D.J. Pettitt. Severe periodontitis and risk for poor glycemic control in subjects with noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Journal of Periodontology. 67(supplement):1085-1093, 1996.
Balagtas, C.C., M.P. Becker, and J.B. Lang. Marginal modeling of categorical data from cross-over experiments. Applied Statistics. 44:63-78, 1995.
Ten Have, T.R. and M.P. Becker. Multivariate contingency tables and the analysis of exchangeability. Biometrics. 51:1001-1016, 1995.
Becker, M.P. Analysis of repeated categorical measurements using models for marginal distributions: An application to trends in attitudes on legalized abortion. Sociological Methodology. 24:229-265, 1994.
Green, L.A. and M.P. Becker. Physician decision making and variation in hospital admission rates for suspected acute ischemic heart disease: A tale of two towns. Medical Care. 32:1086-1097, 1994.
Janz, N.K., W.H. Herman, M.P. Becker, et al. Diabetes and pregnancy: Factors associated with seeking preconception care. Diabetes Care. 18:157-165, 1994.
Becker, M.P. and C.C. Balagtas. Marginal modeling of binary cross-over data. Biometrics. 49:997-1009, 1993.
Seixas, N.S., T.G. Robbins, and M.P. Becker. A novel approach to the characterization of cumulative exposure for the study of chronic occupational disease. American Journal of Epidemiology. 137:463-471, 1993.
Becker, M.P. Fitting marginal models for binary data from two-period cross-over experiments in GLIM. GLIM Newsletter. 21:13-17, 1992.
Becker, M.P. Exploratory analysis of association models using log-linear models and singular value decompositions. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 13:253-267, 1992.
Becker, M.P. and A. Agresti. Modeling pairwise interobserver agreement on a categorical scale. Statistics in Medicine. 11:101-114, 1992.
Maio, R.F., P.E. Green, M.P. Becker, R.E. Burney, and C. Compton. Rural motor vehicle crash mortality: The role of crash severity and medical resources. Accident Analysis and Prevention. 24:631-642, 1992.
Tittle, M.B., L. Moody, and M.P. Becker. Severity of illness and resource allocation in DNR patients in ICU. Nursing Economic$. 10:210-216, 1992.
Tittle, M.B., L. Moody, and M.P. Becker. Nursing care of DNR patients in intensive care units. Heart & Lung. 21:235-242, 1992.
Tittle, M.B, L. Moody, and M.P. Becker. Preliminary development of two predictive models for DNR patients in intensive care. Image: The Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 23:140-144, 1991.
Becker, M.P. Quasisymmetric models for the analysis of square contingency tables. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society-Series B. 52:369-378, 1990.
Becker, M.P. AS 252 Maximum likelihood estimation of the RC(M) association model. Applied Statistics. 39:152-167, 1990.
Becker, M.P. Models for the analysis of association in multivariate contingency tables. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 84:1014-1019, 1989.
Becker, M.P. Using association models to analyze agreement data: Two examples. Statistics in Medicine. 8:1199-1207, 1989.
Becker, M.P. Square contingency tables having ordered categories and GLIM. GLIM Newsletter. 19:22-31, 1989.
Becker, M.P. On the bivariate normal distribution and association models for ordinal categorical data. Statistics & Probability Letters. 8:435-440, 1989.
Becker, M.P. and C.C. Clogg. Analysis of sets of two-way contingency tables using association models. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 84:142-151, 1989.
Becker, M.P. and C.C. Clogg. A note on approximating correlations from odds ratios. Sociological Methods & Research. 16:407-424, 1988.
Taylor, M.S. and M.P. Becker. Quantiles of multi-sample Smirnov type statistics. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 16:25-34, 1982.
Speck, R.M., R.K. Jaster, N.P. Pronk, M.P. Becker, and K.H. Schmitz. Assessment and Outcomes of HealthPartners 10,000 Steps® Program in an Academic Worksite.
Koopman, J.S., S.E. Chick, M.P. Becker, and M.L. Wilson. Partner based surveillance to direct control toward populations where undetected infections are spreading. In “Proceedings of the 12th World AIDS Conference”, Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 271-275, 1998.
Ten Have, T.R. and M.P. Becker. A hierarchy of first order parameter symmetric and exchangeable log-linear models. In “Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Statistical Modelling”, Utrecht, The Netherlands: 289-298, 1991.
Clogg, C.C. and M.P. Becker. Log-linear modelling with SPSS-X. In “Computer Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on the Interface”, D.M. Allen, ed. Amsterdam: North Holland 16:263-269, 1986.
Becker, M.P. Loglinear Model. In Sage Encyclopedia Of Social Science Research Methods, M Lewis-Beck, A Bryman, and T.F. Liao, ed., Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications: 2003.
Becker, M.P. Ordered Categorical Data. In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, P. Armitage and T. Colton, ed., London: Wiley, 1998.
Becker, M.P. Review of “Latent class and discrete latent trait models: Similarities and differences,” by T. Heinen, in Journal of the American Statistical Association. 93:1526, 1998.
Becker, M.P. Review of “The statistical analysis of categorical data,” by E.B. Andersen, in Journal of the American Statistical Association. 86:828-829, 1991.
Becker, M.P. Statistics in Business and Social Science. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 95:628-629, 2000.
Becker, M.P. and M.E. Sobel. Editor’s introduction to the special issue in memory of Clifford C. Clogg – Part 2. Sociological Methods and Research, 26: 435, 1998.
Becker, M.P. and M.E. Sobel. Editor’s introduction to the special issue in memory of Clifford C. Clogg – Part 1. Sociological Methods and Research, 26: 147, 1997.