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Categorical Data and Goodness-of-Fit

  • Jeffrey S. Simonoff
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Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

This chapter covers the building blocks of the analysis of categorical data. First we discuss the important random variables that are the basis of analysis — the binomial, Poisson, and multinomial distributions.

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Lyme Disease Negative Binomial Distribution Negative Binomial Model Hellinger Distance Poisson Random Variable 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey S. Simonoff
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  1. 1.Leonard N. Stern School of BusinessNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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