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"As with all of Joe Hilbe's books this text is thorough and scholarly with an extensive list of references. The text is well-written and for the most part easy to understand."Michael R. Chernick, Significance
"For any applied statistician who needs negative binomial models in their research and applications, it is usually not easy to find a book to provide both theoretical fundamentals and practical expert insights. This books meets such a need perfectly. Overall, this is a very well-written book. Its statistical rigor and expert insights in negative binomial modeling should be very appealing to readers of Technometrics."
Xianggui Qu, Oakland University for Technometrics
Overview
At last - a book devoted to the negative binomial model and its many variations. Every model currently offered in commercial statistical software packages is discussed in detail - how each is derived, how each resolves a distributional problem, and numerous examples of their application. Many have never before been thoroughly examined in a text on count response models: the canonical negative binomial; the NB-P model, where the negative binomial exponent is itself parameterized; and negative binomial mixed ...