GLMM revisted

March 5, 2010
By

(This article was first published on Shige's Research Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A short while ago, I reported some discrepancies between the results produced by "lme4" and other R packages as well as Stata. Today I upgraded to the most recent version of "lme4a" and re-ran my model. The error of false convergence disappeared and the new results are very much in line with other packages.

I am glad that the problem eventually got sorted out.

For this version, the adaptive GH quadrature has not been implemented yet; so the only option to estimate a GLMM is laplace transformation.

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on his blog: Shige's Research Blog.

R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials on topics such as: visualization (ggplot2, Boxplots, maps, animation), programming (RStudio, Sweave, LaTeX, SQL, Eclipse, git, hadoop, Web Scraping) statistics (regression, PCA, time series, trading) and more...



If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Tags: , ,

Comments are closed.