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Re: st: RE: discrim command


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: discrim command
Date   Mon, 10 May 2004 10:16:33 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you Nick,

I originally used -logistic- to generate a
"discriminant" function and that worked well (70%
correct classification). However, I wanted to see if I
could do better with a traditional MUV discriminant
procedure.

Regards,
Ricardo.
 


--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Perhaps you can re-formulate your problem 
> as a logit regression problem. Numerous 
> papers in the literature over 30 years 
> or so have argued that a logit framework 
> often works as well or better than discriminant 
> analysis. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Ricardo Ovaldia
>  
> > I have been using Dr. Hilbe's -discrim- command
> and
> > would like to be able to save or output the
> function
> > coefficients into another file. However, I do not
> > think that -discrim- leaves the coefficient matrix
> > behind. I would like to bootstrap my analysis. Is
> > there any other way to do this in Stata?
>  
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=====
Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


	
		
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