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Re: st: theory reg vs. qreg


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: theory reg vs. qreg
Date   Mon, 29 Apr 2013 05:19:03 -0700

If the editor of the Stata journal and a colleague of John Tukey are questioning your claims, I would venture to say:

1. What you claim is clear is about as transparent as mud.
2. Your notational conventions convey information in a way that is known only to you.
3. You want help but are unwilling to provide anyone with enough information to help you.  

The members on the Statalist come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds and different countries, so what may seem clear as day to you can be clear as mud to others.  If numerous people respond to you with the same general line of thought (e.g., the way you are explaining things is unclear), then it is extremely likely that the problem is the way you are describing your problem.  You could help yourself quite a bit if you provided more explicit and detailed information like listserv members continue to request.  In the meantime, you may benefit from reading the Statalist FAQ and follow some of the guidance regarding how to develop questions that are likely to yield responses.

Billy

Sent from my iPhone

On Apr 29, 2013, at 5:08, Kasal Roman <kasalroman@gmail.com> wrote:

> Later I will put it here more detailed but its quite clear that on the
> same dataset with a simple regression we get:
> 
> Y1=Y2 when replaced "a2" for "mean(x)" in the equation
> 
> thx
> 
> r
> 
> 
> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:54 PM, David Hoaglin <dchoaglin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Roman,
>> 
>> What is the fact?  How is Y1 related to Y2?  Apparently, you have
>> tried something with a -reg- command.  Please show us the command and
>> the output.
>> 
>> David Hoaglin
>> 
>> On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 7:49 AM, Kasal Roman <kasalroman@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> but this is a fact, just try it with the simple "reg" command:
>>> 
>>> A) Y1 = b1
>>> B) Y2 = a2*X + b2
>>> 
>>> on the same data
>>> then MUST be:
>>> 
>>> Y2 = mean(x)*X + b2 = b1 = Y1
>>> 
>>> and I'd like to know if there is something like this possible with the
>>> "qreg" command.
>>> 
>>> thx
>>> 
>>> roman
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