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ERIC Number: EJ1110930
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2330-8516
Probability Prediction and Classification. Research Report. RR-04-19
Haberman, Shelby J.
ETS Research Report Series, May 2004
Criteria for prediction of multinomial responses are examined in terms of estimation bias. Logarithmic penalty and least squares are quite similar in behavior but quite different from maximum probability. The differences ultimately reflect deficiencies in the behavior of the criterion of maximum probability.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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