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Discriminant Analysis Talk Outline

  1. Linear v. Logistic regression
  2. Logistic regression compared with the discriminant function
  3. Both methods give similar results in the dichotomous case
  4. How the discriminant function differs from a linear regression equation.
  5. Advantages of discriminant analysis over multinomial logistic regression
  6. Discriminant analysis for three groups: Presidential voting in 1992
  7. Interpreting data plots from discriminant analysis
  8. Using discriminant analysis to explain regional effects on party traits