11.1 - Inference for Log-linear Models - Sparse Data

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Key Concepts

  • Sparse data
  • Incomplete tables

Objectives

  • Understand the basic ideas in dealing with sparse data and loglinear models

Useful Links

The CATMOD procedure for dealing with zeros

https://support.sas.com/onlinedoc/913/getDoc/en/statug.hlp/catmod_sect44.htm
https://support.sas.com/onlinedoc/913/getDoc/en/statug.hlp/catmod_sect33.htm

Readings

  • Agresti (2007) Ch 7, and Ch. 5, Sec. 5.3
  • Agresti (2013) Ch. 10, Section 10.6
  • For more advanced reading, see Agresti (2013) Ch 13 (random effects model) and Sec. 13.7 (Bayesian methods)