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Re: st: BIC by deviance or liklihood


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: BIC by deviance or liklihood
Date   Tue, 17 Nov 2009 15:08:24 -0800 (PST)

--- On Tue, 17/11/09, Maarten buis wrote:
> It becomes harder to define a saturated model as soon as one
> or more of your variables are continuous variables or are a
> variable that, in principle, could have an infinite number 
> of categories, like a count.

Come to think about it, the count variable shouldn't be too
much of a problem, but the continuous variable still is.

-- Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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