Subject-Specific Covariates in the Bradley-Terry Model. A Log-Linear Approach

Dittrich, Regina and Hatzinger, Reinhold and Katzenbeisser, Walter (1996) Subject-Specific Covariates in the Bradley-Terry Model. A Log-Linear Approach. Forschungsberichte / Institut für Statistik, 49. Department of Statistics and Mathematics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna.


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The purpose of this paper is to give a log-linear representation of a generalized Bradley-Terry (BT-) Model for paired comparisons which allows the incorporation of ties, order effects, concomitant variables for the objects and categorical subject specific covariates and interactions between all of them. An advantage of this approach is that standard software for fitting log-linear models, such as GLIM, can be used. The approach is exemplified by analysing data from an experiment concerning the ranking of European universities. (author's abstract)

Item Type: Paper
Keywords: Bradley-Terry Model / paired comparisons / log-linear model / sub ject-specific covariate / object-specific covariate / University Rankings
Divisions: Departments > Finance, Accounting and Statistics > Statistics and Mathematics
Depositing User: Repository Administrator
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2006 10:48
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2019 00:41


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