The Annals of Statistics

Transforming Contingency Tables

Michael M. Meyer

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Abstract

We consider examples where it is possible to transform a contingency table and associated model into a form where it is easier to compute estimates and where closed-form estimates may be recognized. The motivating example comes from the Theory of Social Networks.

Article information

Source
Ann. Statist., Volume 10, Number 4 (1982), 1172-1181.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 12 April 2007

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aos/1176345982

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/aos/1176345982

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR673652

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
0507.62052

JSTOR
links.jstor.org

Subjects
Primary: 62H17: Contingency tables
Secondary: 62P25: Applications to social sciences

Keywords
Iterative proportional fitting Kullback-Leibler information number social networks

Citation

Meyer, Michael M. Transforming Contingency Tables. Ann. Statist. 10 (1982), no. 4, 1172--1181. doi:10.1214/aos/1176345982. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aos/1176345982


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