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Hierarchical Model


  1. Bradley P. Carlin

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vah010.pub2

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Carlin, B. P. 2013. Hierarchical Model . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.

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  1. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


A hierarchical model refers to a statistical model specified in stages, often with the purpose of borrowing strength across the various experimental units.