Statistical Theory and Methods
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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El-shaarawi, A. and Viveros(-aguilera), R. 2006. Logarithmic Regression. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Log regression (LR) is widely used to model environmental data because the measurements tend to show positively skewed frequency curves and higher variability with higher concentration levels. A compelling reason for the popularity of LR is the simplicity of estimating and making inferences about the regression coefficients using existing software packages for the normal theory linear models.