[R] glm.nb, anova.negbin
ben at zoo.ufl.edu
Wed Sep 26 15:45:53 CEST 2001
Yes, that appears to fix the problem, at least in the snippet of code I
sent. Thanks Brian ...
On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Jari Oksanen wrote:
> > juli at ceam.es said:
> > > > Error in get(x, envir, mode, inherits) : invalid first argument
> > > > In addition: Warning message:
> > > > tests made without re-estimating theta in: anova.negbin(t2) >
> > I looked quickly, and it seems that this error comes actually from
> > `anova.glm' and from the following `get':
> > if (!is.function(method))
> > method <- get(method, mode = "function")
> > `anova.negbin' sends the `negbin' `object' to `anova.glm', but the
> > negbin object does not have a method (`glm' objects have method
> > "glm.fit"). There seem to be some other differences in `negbin' and
> > `glm' objects, so that `anova.glm' can't handle them (e.g., glm.control
> > object is missing in `negbin' object).
> > I would like to help, but I don't have time now (got to mark exams).
> Yes, that's it: R is incompatible with S. Although the information
> is in the saved call, R uses a duplicate copy. In glm.nb() adding
> fit$method <- method
> fit$control <- control
> at the end seems to fix it, but without an example I can reproduce,
> I cannot of course be sure.
> And that was my main point: if reporting problems *please* report the
> results of traceback(), and if possible a small reproducible example.
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