Publication date: 08/13/2020

Examining the Residuals

To see the dispersion effect, follow these steps:

1. Select Help > Sample Data Library and open

2. Select Analyze > Fit Model.

Since the variables in the data table have been assigned preselected roles, the analysis runs automatically.

3. Click the Loglinear Variance Fit red triangle and select Save Columns > Residuals.

4. In the sample data table, right-click the continuous icon next to Hold Time in the Columns panel, and select Nominal.

5. Select Analyze > Fit Y by X.

6. Select Shrinkage Residual and click Y, Response.

7. Select Hold Time and click X, Factor.

8. Click OK.

Figure 10.6 Residual by Dispersion Effect 

In this plot it is easy to see the variance go up as the Hold Time increases. This is done by treating Hold Time as a nominal factor.

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