Logistic regression applied to natural hazards: rare event logistic regression with replications

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Guns, M.; Vanacker, Veerle;
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: issn: 1684-9981, eissn: 1684-9981
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/nhess-12-1937-2012
  • Subject: G | GE1-350 | Geography. Anthropology. Recreation | QE1-996.5 | Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering | Environmental sciences | Geology | TD1-1066

Statistical analysis of natural hazards needs particular attention, as most of these phenomena are rare events. This study shows that the ordinary rare event logistic regression, as it is now commonly used in geomorphologic studies, does not always lead to a robust dete... View more