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Effect plot

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Effect plot
Effect plots work by identifying high-order terms in a generalised linear model, a statistical technique. Once these terms are identified fitted values are derived and plotted for the relevant groups.
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Source:
Fox, J. (2003) Effect displays in R for generalised linear models. Journal of Statistical Software 8:15, 1–27 (Visualisation information web site)
http://addictedtor.free.fr/graphiques/RGraphGallery.php?graph=124
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