TítuloTowards the construction of regression models for categorical variables
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsTorra V, Ng M
Conference NameProc. of the 9th Int. Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, IPMU 2002

Nowadays, there exist several tools for numerical data analysis and modeling. However, although part of the information gathered by companies, statistical offices and other institutions is numerical, a large part of it is represented using categorical variables. Specially, categorical variables in ordinal scales or in nominal ones. To take advantage of this information, tools for dealing with categorical data are required.