13. Generalized Linear Models

  1. Michael J. Crawley

Published Online: 14 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch13

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How to Cite

Crawley, M. J. (2007) Generalized Linear Models, in The R Book, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch13

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London at Silwood Park, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510247

Online ISBN: 9780470515075

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Keywords:

  • generalized linear models (GLMs);
  • error structure;
  • linear predictor;
  • link function;
  • canonical link functions;
  • Generalized additive models (GAMs);
  • misspecified link function;
  • Poisson or binomial error overdispersion;
  • bootstrapping GLM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Error Structure

  • Linear Predictor

  • Link Function

  • Canonical Link Functions

  • Proportion Data and Binomial Errors

  • Count Data and Poisson Errors

  • Deviance: Measuring the Goodness of Fit of a GLM

  • Quasi-likelihood

  • Generalized Additive Models

  • Offsets

  • Residuals

  • Misspecified Error Structure

  • Misspecified Link Function

  • Overdispersion

  • Bootstrapping a GLM