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RE: st: RE: discrim command


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: discrim command
Date   Mon, 10 May 2004 18:34:22 +0100

It would be interesting to know 
under which circumstances this would 
happen. Experts? 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Ricardo Ovaldia
> 
> 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.
 
> --- 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. 

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