Generalized estimating equations by James W. Hardin

By James W. Hardin

Even though strong and versatile, the strategy of generalized linear versions (GLM) is restricted in its skill to safely take care of longitudinal and clustered info. built particularly to deal with those info varieties, the tactic of Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) extends the GLM set of rules to house the correlated information encountered in wellbeing and fitness study, social technology, biology, and different comparable fields.Generalized Estimating Equations presents the 1st entire remedy of GEE method in all of its adaptations. After introducing the topic and reviewing GLM, the authors research the several different types of generalized estimating equations and examine them with different tools, equivalent to mounted and random results versions. The therapy then strikes to residual research and goodness of healthy, demonstrating some of the graphical and statistical thoughts acceptable to GEE analysis.With its cautious stability of origins, purposes, relationships, and interpretation, this ebook deals a distinct chance to achieve an entire knowing of GEE tools, from their foundations to their implementation. whereas both priceless to theorists, it contains the mathematical and algorithmic aspect researchers have to positioned GEE into perform.

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