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Re: st: Fw: influential observations


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Fw: influential observations
Date   Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:25:30 +0100

Thanks. I stand corrected on that point.

Nick

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- On Tue, 12/4/11, Nick Cox wrote:
>> Do Anscombe residuals come out normal
>> with non-normal families? I am
>> away from any pertinent literature.
>
> Quoting Hardin and Hilbe (2001), page 54 (when
> discussing the definition of Ancombe residuals):
>
> "The choice of function A(.) was made so that
> the resulting residuals would be as normal as
> possible"
>
> So the answer seems to be that at least it
> tries to approximate a normal/Gaussian
> distribution.
>
> -- Maarten
>
> James W. Hardin and Joseph M. Hilbe (2001)
> "Generalized Linear Models and Extensions",
> second edition. College Station, TX:
> Stata-Press.
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