[R] MA / RMA / Type II regression?
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 8 10:27:11 CET 2000
On Tue, 8 Feb 2000, Laurent Gautier wrote:
> Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> > > MA is not so much a regression, according to this paper, but rather the
> > > major axis of the corellation ellipse (assuming equal scales in the X and Y
> > > axes).
> > More accurately the covariance ellipse.
> > There are lots of related things under names like functional relationships
> > and structural relationships, so this is almost certainly in Fuller's
> > of Seber's or Sprent's books.
> All this teased my curiosity. I looked for possible references corresponding to
> these names and ended up with the following books.
> Since I only have the references but no further description, could tell me if they
> are the books you thought about, and eventually give short comments about them (so
> I can have valuable indication on which one I should go first) ?
W. Fuller Measurement Error Models. Wiley 1987.
The most comprehensive.
> Multivariate Observations
> by G. A. F. Seber
> 1 edition (April 30, 1984)
> John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 047188104X
The linear models one:
Seber, G.A.F. Linear Regression Analysis Wiley 1977
> Data Driven Statistical Methods (Chapman & Hall Texts in Statistical Science
> by Sprent
> Hardcover 1 Ed edition (March 1998)
> CRC Press; ISBN: 041279540X
There is a much earlier one, I think
Sprent, P. Models in Regression and Related Topics. Methuen, 1969.
It is 15 years since I worked on this, but looking up the terms I mentioned
should get you to the details in those books.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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