Applied Multivariate Data Analysis: Volume II: Categorical by J.D. Jobson

By J.D. Jobson

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Standardized Residuals A useful way of comparing tbe observed and expected frequencies is to determine tbe standardized residuals for each cello Tbe components of the Pearson X2 statistic provide information about wbich cells make tbe largest contribution to X2 • Tbe square roots of each of the terms in tbe Pearson X2 statistic are commonly called the standardized residuals. j)/n. j/n) + 1 . 8 for no. 8 for no. Tbe two methods of determining residuals produce very similar results in botb caseS.

The measure of association Am. therefore denotes the proportional reduetion in error for row predictions when the column is known. m). i=1 The above two measures of association are said to be asymmetrie in that one of the two variables is being predicted using the other. ]]. j=1 i=1 26 6. 446 Am. 027. 01 All three measures of predictive association indicate that the association is extremely weak. Inference for Lambda A eontingency table ean be used to make inferenees about the population measure of association defined above.

What topics can be assumed to be known from a typical introductory course in statistical inference? 2. How many variables in the data matrix are involved in the analysis? 3. What types of variables are involved in the analysis? 4. Is the technique a data reduction procedure? For the most part the techniques to be studied are designed for continuous and/or categorical data. Quantitative variables, with discrete scales or ordinal scales, will sometimes be treated as if they have continuous scales, and in other cases they may be treated as categorical.

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