Term: Transformation (Logarithmic)
Last Updated: 2006-06-01
The act of replacing a data set with the equivalent values in another system. Appropriately transforming the values can help counteract violations of basic statistical assumptions. For example, taking logarithms often will make skewed data normal.
- Logarithmic Transformation
- Logistic Regression
- Multiple Logistic Regression
- Multiple Regression Analysis
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