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Transformations

  • Ashish Sen
  • Muni Srivastava
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Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

Until now we have considered situations where the algebraic form of the model, i.e.,
$${\beta _0} + {\beta _1}{x_{i1}} + \ldots + {\beta _k}{x_{ik}},$$

was approximately correct. Obviously, this will not always be so. The actual relationship may not be a linear function of the \({x_{ij}}\)’s and sometimes not even of the β j ’s. In some such cases we may still be able to do linear regression by transforming (i.e., using functions of) the independent and/or the dependent variables.

Keywords

Travel Time Residual Plot Multiplicative Model Multiplicative Error Rent Model 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashish Sen
    • 1
  • Muni Srivastava
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Architecture, Art, and Urban Planning School of Urban Planning and PolicyThe University of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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