[R] how to fit the partial association model with R?

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Mon Sep 5 03:29:22 CEST 2005

On Fri, 2 Sep 2005 0034058 at fudan.edu.cn wrote:

> If I do not make a mistake,the partial association model is an
> extension of log-linear model.I read a papers which gives an example
> of it.(Sloane and Morgan,1996,An Introduction to Categorical Data
> Analysis,Annual Review of Sociology.22:351-375) Can R fit such partial
> association model?
> ps:Another somewhat off-topic question.What's the motivations to use
> log-linear model?Or why use log-linear model?I learn the log-linear
> model butI still do not master the the advantage of the model.thank
> you!

You might like to read the manual at http://math.cl.uh.edu/thompsonla/
under  "An S Manual to Accompany Agresti's Categorical Data Analysis 2nd ed.
(2002)" along with Agresti's book itself.

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