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December 2007 Interpretation of interaction: A review
Amy Berrington de González, D. R. Cox
Ann. Appl. Stat. 1(2): 371-385 (December 2007). DOI: 10.1214/07-AOAS124


Several different types of statistical interaction are defined and distinguished, primarily on the basis of the nature of the factors defining the interaction. Illustrative examples, mostly epidemiological, are given. The emphasis is primarily on interpretation rather than on methods for detecting interactions.


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Amy Berrington de González. D. R. Cox. "Interpretation of interaction: A review." Ann. Appl. Stat. 1 (2) 371 - 385, December 2007.


Published: December 2007
First available in Project Euclid: 30 November 2007

zbMATH: 05226938
MathSciNet: MR2415740
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1214/07-AOAS124

Keywords: effect modification , effect reversal , epistasis , interaction , qualitative interaction , transformations , types of factor

Rights: Copyright © 2007 Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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