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Applying R2-Type Measures to Ordered Categorical Data
Vol. 28, No. 2 (May, 1986), pp. 133-138
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd. on behalf of American Statistical Association and American Society for Quality
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1270449
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The concentration and entropy measures for categorical data tend to be highly dependent on the choice of response categories. If the categorization of the response variable is arbitrary but it is reasonable to assume an underlying continuous distribution, then an adaptation of the regression R2 measure can be useful for describing multiple association.
Technometrics © 1986 American Statistical Association