Advertisement

Abstract

Classical statistical models for regression, time series and longitudinal data analysis are generally useful in situations where data are approximately Gaussian and can be explained by some linear structure. These models are easy to interpret and the methods are theoretically well understood and investigated. However, the underlying assumptions may be too stringent and applications of the methods may be misleading in situations where data are clearly non-normal, such as categorical or counted data. Statistical modelling aims at providing more flexible model-based tools for data analysis.

Keywords

Generalize Linear Model State Space Model Categorical Time Series Polio Case Structural Time Series Model 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ludwig Fahrmeir
    • 1
  • Gerhard Tutz
    • 2
  1. 1.Seminar für StatistikUniversität MünchenMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Institut für Quantitative MethodenTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

Personalised recommendations