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Introduction to Biostatistics with JMP by Steve Figard

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Chapter 15: Modeling Trends: Generalized Linear Models

A theory has only the alternative of being right or wrong. A model has a third possibility: it may be right, but irrelevant.

Manfred Eigen

Introduction

What Are Generalized Linear Models?

The Underlying Forms

Why Use Generalized Linear Models?

How to Use Generalized Linear Models

The General Linear Model

GLM Assumptions

Reading the Output: Questions Answered

Is Weight a Function of… (a GLM Example)

Binomial Generalized Linear Models

Assumptions of the Binomial GLZM

How Severe Is It?

Poisson Generalized Linear Models

Poisson Distributions

Counting Nodes

Introduction

Chapters 11–14 have dealt with the right branch of our master flowchart (Figure 2.2), and we are still dealing with the main ...

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