[R] multinomial logit model

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Mar 15 13:02:21 CET 1999

On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Marjo Pyy-Martikainen wrote:

> I would like to know if there is a package in R 
> that estimates multinomial logit models (without
> using surrogate Poisson models) 
> -or even better- nested multinomial logit models? 
> I am using the Windows version of R (Windows 95).
> To my understanding, the S package called nnet 
> does that, but it seems not to work in R.

multinom (part of nnet) does do it for me on the system you mention.
`does not seem to work in R' is hardly a useful report!

You might also like to look at the plr library for S-PLUS on statlib.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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