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Author Gill, Jeff.

Title Generalized linear models : a unified approach / Jeff Gill
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  519.535 Gil/Glm  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 101 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Quantitative applications in the social sciences ; 134
Sage university papers series. Quantitive applications in the social sciences ; 134
Contents 1. Introduction -- Model Specification -- Prerequisites and Preliminaries -- Looking Forward -- 2. The Exponential Family -- Justification -- Derivation -- Canonical Form -- Multiparameter Models -- 3. Likelihood Theory and the Moments -- Maximum Likelihood Estimation -- Calculating the Mean of the Exponential Family -- Calculating the Variance of the Exponential Family -- The Variance Function -- 4. Linear Structure and the Link Function -- The Generalization -- Distributions -- 5. Estimation Procedures -- Estimation Techniques -- 6. Residuals and Model Fit -- Defining Residuals -- Measuring and Comparing Goodness of Fit -- Asymptotic Properties -- 7. Conclusion -- Summary -- Related Topics -- Further Reading -- Motivation
Summary "The author explains the theoretical underpinnings of generalized linear models so that researchers can decide how to select the best way to adapt their data for this type of analysis. Examples are provided to illustrate the application of GLM to actual data and the author includes his Web address where additional resources can be found."--Pub. desc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available online
Subject Linear models (Statistics)
Linear Models.
Social Sciences -- methods.
LC no. 00010330
ISBN 0761920552