[R] Why predicted values are fewer that the real?

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Fri Mar 2 20:55:21 CET 2012

On Mar 2, 2012, at 11:19 AM, labbig wrote:

> Hi
> i am running a glm model family Gamma(link=log) trying to predict a  
> vector
> of 1554 (real) values
> Using predict() i got a vector of 950 predicted values instead of  
> 1554.
> The predictions are good though
> The model doesnt take account of negative values and NAs which are  
> only 121
> values.

Taking the logs of negative numbers?

> Any clue?

I see a couple of possibilities.

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David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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