Logistic regression is usually used to model
probabilities of categorical responses as functions of covariates. However, the
link connecting the probabilities to the covariates is non-linear. We show in
this paper that when the cross-classification of all the covariates and the
dependent variable have no empty cells, then the probabilities of responses can be
expressed as linear functions of the covariates. We demonstrate this for
both the dichotmous and polytomous dependent variables.
Cite this paper
Desai, T. (2013) On Expressing the Probabilities of Categorical Responses as Linear Functions of Covariates. Applied Mathematics
, 1485-1489. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.411200
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