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Hierarchical Model

Statistical Theory and Methods

  1. Dr Bradley P. Carlin

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vah010

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Carlin, B. P. 2006. Hierarchical Model. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 2.

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  1. University of Minnesota, MN, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

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Abstract

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