## Regression and Model Fitting

*Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, Alexander Gray, Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, and Alexander Gray*

### in Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691151687
- eISBN:
- 9781400848911
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691151687.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Regression is a special case of the general model fitting and selection procedures discussed in chapters 4 and 5. It can be defined as the relation between a dependent variable, y, and a set of ... More

## Categorical Data Analysis: Log‐Linear and Latent Class Models

*Allan McCutcheon and Colin Mills*

### in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198292371
- eISBN:
- 9780191600159
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198292376.003.0005
- Subject:
- Political Science, Reference

Extending the basic regression model to the analysis of contingency tables, using odds and odds ratios. The worked example shows how log‐linear and latent class techniques can be assimilated into a ... More

## Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics

*Steffen L. Lauritzen*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198509721
- eISBN:
- 9780191709197
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509721.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Thorvald Nicolai Thiele was a brilliant Danish researcher of the 19th century. He was a professor of Astronomy at the University of Copenhagen and the founder of Hafnia, the first Danish private ... More

## An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

*Ray Chambers and Robert Clark*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780198566625
- eISBN:
- 9780191738449
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book is an introduction to the model-based approach to survey sampling. It consists of three parts, with Part I focusing on estimation of population totals. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce survey ... More

## Changes in Intergenerational Class Mobility in Hungary, 1973–2000

*Péter Róbert and Erzsébet Bukodi*

### in Social Mobility in Europe

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- November 2004
- ISBN:
- 9780199258451
- eISBN:
- 9780191601491
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199258457.003.0012
- Subject:
- Political Science, European Union

Investigates temporal changes in Hungarian mobility patterns. Large-scale data sets of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, collected between 1973 and 2000 are used for this purpose. In addition ... More

## Political Methodology: An Overview

*John E. Jackson*

### in A New Handbook of Political Science

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198294719
- eISBN:
- 9780191599361
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198294719.003.0032
- Subject:
- Political Science, Reference

Reviews methodological techniques available across the discipline of political science. Econometrics and political science methods include structural equation estimations, time‐series analysis, and ... More

## Introduction to Regression Modeling Introduction to Regression Modeling

*John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme*

### in Multiple Regression with Discrete Dependent Variables

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195329452
- eISBN:
- 9780199864812
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329452.003.0001
- Subject:
- Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter is a brief review of some major concepts of linear regression, presented in the context of simple examples using both dichotomous and continuous independent variables. The chapter ... More

## Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

*Elinor Scarbrough and Eric Tanenbaum (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198292371
- eISBN:
- 9780191600159
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198292376.001.0001
- Subject:
- Political Science, Reference

This volume is a collection of commissioned articles by 16 experts in social science methodology, each contribution introducing experienced social scientists to more advanced analytic techniques. The ... More

## Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

*Ramon Marimon and Andrew Scott (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2001
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780199248278
- eISBN:
- 9780191596605
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199248273.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Macroeconomics increasingly uses stochastic dynamic general equilibrium models to understand theoretical and policy issues. Unless very strong assumptions are made, understanding the properties of ... More

## Statistical Methods of Mobility Research

*Richard Breen*

### in Social Mobility in Europe

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- November 2004
- ISBN:
- 9780199258451
- eISBN:
- 9780191601491
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199258457.003.0002
- Subject:
- Political Science, European Union

Introduces and explains, in a fairly non-technical fashion, the main quantitative methods employed in the study of intergenerational mobility. These include methods for modelling mobility tables, in ... More