Interpretation of Compositional Regression with Application to Time Budget Analysis

  title={Interpretation of Compositional Regression with Application to Time Budget Analysis},
  author={Ivo Muller and Karel Hron and Eva Fi{\vs}erov{\'a} and Jan {\vS}mahaj and Panajotis Cakirpaloglu and Jana Van{\vc}{\'a}kov{\'a}},
  journal={arXiv: Statistics Theory},
Regression with compositional response or covariates, or even regression between parts of a composition, is frequently employed in social sciences. Among other possible applications, it may help to reveal interesting features in time allocation analysis. As individual activities represent relative contributions to the total amount of time, statistical processing of raw data (frequently represented directly as proportions or percentages) using standard methods may lead to biased results… 

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