## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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

## Panel Data Econometrics

*Manuel Arellano*

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- July 2005
- ISBN:
- 9780199245284
- eISBN:
- 9780191602481
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199245282.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book reviews some of the main topics in panel data econometrics. It analyses econometric models with non-exogenous explanatory variables, and the problem of distinguishing between dynamic ... More

## Ideal-Observer Models of Cue Integration

*Michael S. Landy, Martin S. Banks, and David C. Knill*

### in Sensory Cue Integration

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780195387247
- eISBN:
- 9780199918379
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the field of cue combination from the perspective of optimal cue integration. It works through a number of qualitatively different problems and ... More

## Mixture Models

*R. Duncan Luce*

### in Response Times: Their Role in Inferring Elementary Mental Organization

- Published in print:
- 1991
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195070019
- eISBN:
- 9780199869879
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195070019.003.0007
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter examines models that attempt to formulate amy information the mind has about the signals presented and how the mind then makes decisions about what and when to respond. Topics discussed ... More

## The von Neumann Model as a Chaotic Attractor

*Richard M. Goodwin*

### in Chaotic Economic Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 1990
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198283355
- eISBN:
- 9780191596315
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198283350.003.0003
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Teases out parallels in the thinking of von Neumann and Marx. Goodwin presents a simplified version of the von Neumann model removing the assumption of infinite labour supply. The resulting ... More

## Classical Dynamics: The Corn Economy

*Richard M. Goodwin*

### in Chaotic Economic Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 1990
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198283355
- eISBN:
- 9780191596315
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198283350.003.0002
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Deals with the classical dynamical problem of technological advances in an agricultural (corn) economy. Goodwin asserts that two mis‐specifications—concerning labour supply and technical ... More

## Solving Nonlinear Rational Expectations Models by Eigenvalue–Eigenvector Decompositions

*Alfonso Novales, Emilio Domínguez, Javier J. Pérez, and Jesús Ruiz*

### in Computational Methods for the Study of Dynamic Economies

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

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199248273.003.0004
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses the main issues involved in practical applications of solution methods that have been proposed for rational expectations models, based on eigenvalue–eigenvector decompositions. It starts by ... More

## The Dowser in the Fields: Searching for MEG Sources

*Sylvain Baillet*

### in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195307238
- eISBN:
- 9780199863990
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0005
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter reviews the statistical tools available for the analysis of distributed activation maps defined either on the 2D cortical surface or throughout the 3D brain volume. Statistical analysis ... More

## T. N. Thiele's contributions to statistics 77

*A. Hald*

### in Thiele: Pioneer in Statistics

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

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509721.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter presents a reprint of Hald (1981), containing a detailed discussion of Thiele's contributions to statistics and a brief summary of some of his contributions to other areas. Topics ... More

## Semiparametric Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data

*Ludwig Fahrmeir and Thomas Kneib*

### in Bayesian Smoothing and Regression for Longitudinal, Spatial and Event History Data

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199533022
- eISBN:
- 9780191728501
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533022.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This chapter considers Bayesian inference in semiparametric mixed models (SPMMs) for longitudinal data. Section 4.1 assumes Gaussian smoothness priors, focusing on Bayesian P-splines in combination ... More

## Statistical Inference in MEG Distributed Source Imaging

*Dimitrios Pantazis and Richard M. Leahy*

### in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780195307238
- eISBN:
- 9780199863990
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0010
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter reviews the statistical tools available for the analysis of distributed activation maps defined either on the 2D cortical surface or throughout the 3D brain volume. Statistical analysis ... More