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Convert predictor matrix to design matrix

`D = x2fx(X,`

* model*)

D = x2fx(X,

`model`

D = x2fx(X,

`model`

`D = x2fx(X,`

converts
a matrix of predictors * model*)

`X`

to a design matrix `D`

for
regression analysis. Distinct predictor variables should appear in
different columns of `X`

.The optional input * model* controls
the regression model. By default,

`x2fx`

returns
the design matrix for a linear additive model with a constant term. `model`

`'linear'`

— Constant and linear terms. This is the default.`'interaction'`

— Constant, linear, and interaction terms`'quadratic'`

— Constant, linear, interaction, and squared terms`'purequadratic'`

— Constant, linear, and squared terms

If `X`

has *n* columns,
the order of the columns of `D`

for a full quadratic
model is:

The constant term

The linear terms (the columns of

`X`

, in order 1, 2, ...,*n*)The interaction terms (pairwise products of the columns of

`X`

, in order (1, 2), (1, 3), ..., (1,*n*), (2, 3), ..., (*n*–1,*n*))The squared terms (in order 1, 2, ...,

*n*)

Other models use a subset of these terms, in the same order.

Alternatively, * model* can be a matrix
specifying polynomial terms of arbitrary order. In this case,

`model`

`X`

and one row
for each term in the model. The entries in any row of `model`

`X`

. For
example, if `X`

has columns `X1`

, `X2`

,
and `X3`

, then a row `[0 1 2]`

in `model`

`(X1.^0).*(X2.^1).*(X3.^2)`

. A row of all
zeros in `model`

`D = x2fx(X,`

treats
columns with numbers listed in the vector * model*,categ)

`categ`

as
categorical variables. Terms involving categorical variables produce
dummy variable columns in `D`

. Dummy variables are
computed under the assumption that possible categorical levels are
completely enumerated by the unique values that appear in the corresponding
column of `X`

.`D = x2fx(X,`

accepts
a vector * model*,categ,catlevels)

`catlevels`

the same length as `categ`

,
specifying the number of levels in each categorical variable. In
this case, values in the corresponding column of `X`

must
be integers in the range from 1 to the specified number of levels.
Not all of the levels need to appear in `X`

.