By Alan Agresti
A useful review of crucial principles and ends up in statistical modeling
Written through a highly-experienced writer, Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models is a transparent and accomplished consultant to the main strategies and result of linear statistical types. The booklet offers a wide, in-depth evaluate of the main normal statistical types through discussing the speculation underlying the versions, R software program functions, and examples with crafted versions to explain key principles and advertise sensible version building.
The e-book starts through illustrating the basics of linear types, resembling how the model-fitting initiatives the knowledge onto a version vector subspace and the way orthogonal decompositions of the knowledge yield information regarding the consequences of explanatory variables. therefore, the e-book covers the preferred generalized linear versions, which come with binomial and multi-nomial logistic regression for specific facts, and Poisson and adverse binomial log linear versions for count number information.
Focusing at the theoretical underpinnings of those types, Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models additionally good points:
• An creation to quasi-likelihood equipment that require weaker distributional assumptions, resembling generalized estimating equation methods
• an summary of linear combined types and generalized linear combined versions with random results for clustered correlated info, Bayesian modeling, and extensions to address problematical instances resembling excessive dimensional difficulties
• a number of examples that use R software program for all textual content facts analyses
• greater than four hundred workouts for readers to perform and expand the idea, tools, and information research
• A supplementary web site with datasets for the examples and routines a useful textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level scholars in facts and biostatistics classes, Foundations of Linear and Generalized Linear Models can be an exceptional reference for practising statisticians and biostatisticians, in addition to a person who's attracted to studying concerning the most crucial statistical versions for studying info.
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One example is if you were to flip a coin multiple times. In order to calculate the probability of this type of event, we need to look at one more formula. The probability of getting successes in trials is given by: where: is the number of successes from the trials. is the probability of the event occurring. is the probability of the event not occurring. Now, remember that in Chapter 2, you learned about the formula for . The formula is shown below: Also, recall that the symbol ! means factorial.
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