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Old 09-18-2017, 08:09 AM
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Are NLM on the exam? I didn't see it on syllabus (maybe I overlooked), but I see the formulas on the formula sheet for Adapt
What is NLM?
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I'm guessing "Non-Linear Models" . . .
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What is NLM?
Normal Linear Models
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Normal Linear Models
Ordinary least squares is on the syllabus. It is a type of generalized linear model.
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I'm using TIA to study for Exam S and just got through the GLM sections for the first time. I'd say I was able to follow maybe 30% of it. For past exams, if I didn't really understand a topic, I'd do a bunch of problems until it started to click. Is this possible for GLMs? Are the questions asked on this topic mechanical in nature (as they were for C)?
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Expect a bunch that are straightforward and a few curveballs. If you know your link functions you're at least halfway there
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Old 09-20-2017, 01:18 AM
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For past exams, if I didn't really understand a topic, I'd do a bunch of problems until it started to click. Is this possible for GLMs?
Works for almost everything. But yeah, straight GLM questions are the extremely mechanical, given some factors, solve for output with not much thinking involved.
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