Generalized Additive Models

  • Wolfgang Härdle
  • Axel Werwatz
  • Marlene Müller
  • Stefan Sperlich
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


In Chapter 8 we discussed additive models (AM) of the form
$$ E(Y|X) = c + \sum\limits_{\alpha = 1}^d {g_\alpha (x_\alpha )} . $$
Note that we put EY = c and E(g α (X α ) = 0 for identification.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Härdle
    • 1
  • Axel Werwatz
    • 2
  • Marlene Müller
    • 3
  • Stefan Sperlich
    • 4
  1. 1.CASE — Center for Applied Statistics and Economics Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche FakultätHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.DIW BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Fraunhofer ITWMKaiserslauternGermany
  4. 4.Departamento de EconomíaUniversidad Carlos III de MadridGetafe (Madrid)Spain

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