Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2000 09:09:25 GMT
Reply-To: Znarf Akfak <znarf_akfak@MY-DEJA.COM>
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From: Znarf Akfak <znarf_akfak@MY-DEJA.COM>
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Subject: Re: Standardized Coefficients
Posted on behalf of Michael.
In article "abdu.elnagheeb" <abdu.elnagheeb@BANKOFAMERICA.COM> wrote:
> I may have seen on this list and somewhere else a discussion of "using
> standardized coefficients" from linear regression to rank independent"
> variables in terms of importance. Some have concern about that. Any
> ideas or references? Please, respond to me as I don't have access to
> the list now. I will summarize responses and post.
A major problem, when the predictors are correlated, is that this type
"ranking" depends upon the order in which variables are entered into
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