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A family of multivariate binary distributions for simulating correlated binary variables with specified marginal means and correlations


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  • Bahjat F. Qaqish
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    We introduce a family of multivariate binary distributions with certain conditional linear property. This family is particularly useful for efficient and easy simulation of correlated binary variables with a given marginal mean vector and correlation matrix. Copyright Biometrika Trust 2003, Oxford University Press.

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    Article provided by Biometrika Trust in its journal Biometrika.

    Volume (Year): 90 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 455-463

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    Handle: RePEc:oup:biomet:v:90:y:2003:i:2:p:455-463

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