[R] Type III Sum of Squares

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 1 16:49:18 CET 2002

On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, [iso-8859-1] Sébastien Plante wrote:

> Hi,
> When doing a two-ways anova in R and comparing my same results with an SPSS
> output, I noticed that R calculated type I Sum of Squares. Is it possible to
> use Type III Sum of Squares?

Yes, but we don't tell you how to avoid leading you into a mire. See

Most of the time drop1() does what people are using `Type III' for.

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