Extending the Linear Model with R
Generalized Linear, Mixed Effects and Nonparametric Regression Models
By (author) Julian J. Faraway
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Extending the Linear Model with R by Julian J. Faraway
Book DescriptionLinear models are central to the practice of statistics and form the foundation of a vast range of statistical methodologies. Julian J. Faraway's critically acclaimed Linear Models with R examined regression and analysis of variance, demonstrated the different methods available, and showed in which situations each one applies. Following in those footsteps, Extending the Linear Model with R surveys the techniques that grow from the regression model, presenting three extensions to that framework: generalized linear models (GLMs), mixed effect models, and nonparametric regression models. The author's treatment is thoroughly modern and covers topics that include GLM diagnostics, generalized linear mixed models, trees, and even the use of neural networks in statistics. To demonstrate the interplay of theory and practice, throughout the book the author weaves the use of the R software environment to analyze the data of real examples, providing all of the R commands necessary to reproduce the analyses. All of the data described in the book is available at http://people.bath.ac.uk/jjf23/ELM/ Statisticians need to be familiar with a broad range of ideas and techniques. This book provides a well-stocked toolbox of methodologies, and with its unique presentation of these very modern statistical techniques, holds the potential to break new ground in the way graduate-level courses in this area are taught.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781584884248
(235mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Focuses on the practice of regression and analysis of variance. This book demonstrates the different methods available and in which situations they can be applied. It covers various standard topics, from the basics of estimation to missing data, factorial designs, and block designs, and includes discussion on topics, such as model uncertainty.
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