Generalized linear models

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Linear models allow the description of a continuous, symmetric response in terms of a linear combination of predictor variables. Generalized linear models extend this framework to a wider range of response types, including categorical, binary, and skewed continuous responses. This allows a common approach to statistical inference in the fitting and testing of such models as well as diagnostic checking.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
EditorsP Peterson, E Baker, B McGaw
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080448947
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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