Several measures of the leverage of an observation in a nonlinear regression model are defined and developed. In contrast to the upper bound on the leverage in a linear model, it is found that in a nonlinear model the leverage of an observation may exceed 1. Such a case is said to exhibit superleverage. Relationships between the leverage measures are explored, and several examples are developed to illustrate the proposed methodology.
- Influential observation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Statistics and Probability
- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty