# linear model

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## linear model

[′lin·ē·ər ′mäd·əl]
(statistics)
A mathematical model in which linear equations connect the random variables and the parameters. Also known as linear hypothesis.
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Thus, the overall log linear model for the number of cases in the i county that incorporates both spatial correlation and unstructured variability is
This analysis was performed with a generalized linear model analysis in SYSTAT.
The chapter on the general linear model reviews the most common link functions and maximum likelihood estimation models.
Although many of these particles would miss nuclei, evidence suggests that they cause damage greater than that predicted by the linear model.
Because a linear model has limited prediction power by itself, there has been extensive research in nonlinear models such as neural networks.
An evaluation of the current general linear model for generating bycatch estimates indicates that the bycatch data do not conform to the assumptions of this model because bycatch estimates depend upon choices within the model that can significantly change the results of the model.
Accordingly, after briefly examining the shortcomings of the linear model, the present paper attempts to integrate current knowledge about psychosocial adjustment within a recurrent framework.
In this example of a hierarchical linear model, the variance in the level-1 intercept term represents the between group variance in helping behavior after controlling for mood.
The null hypothesis of the linear model is rejected and the log-linear model was used.
As described above, the use of the linear model allows the problems caused by the interaction of the terminal condition with the optimisation to be removed from the analysis.
This requires only nine sets of conditions; but with the center point as the single check on nonlinearity the capacity to quantify deviations from a linear model becomes questionable.
1) The linear model and its associated price elasticity can be represented algebraically in the following way: (4) [S.

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