[R] Mean Squares
Spencer Graves
spencer.graves at pdf.com
Fri Feb 28 17:37:04 CET 2003
The term "anova" has evolved to include roughly any table with something
like a partition of sums of squares even in non-normal situations, e.g.,
when using "glm" for logistic regression, where the "deviance" =
(-2)*log(likelihood) is partitioned.
Hope this helps.
Spencer Graves
Pedro J. Aphalo wrote:
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> Douglas Bates wrote:
>
>>bhx2 at mevik.net (Bjørn-Helge Mevik) writes:
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>>
>>>Mona Riihimaki <mona at sun3.oulu.fi> writes:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I've done lme-analysis with R; [...] I'd need also the mean squares.
>>>
>>>AFAIK, lme doesn't calculate sum of squares (or mean squares). It
>>>maximises the likelihood (or restricted likelihood) and uses tests
>>>based on likelihood ratios.
>>
>>Yes - you are correct.
>>
>
> although the function is called anova.lme, is it still correct to talk
> about "anova results" when referring to the results of these tests? and
> in the case of the Wald tests in the single lme object case?
>
> (sorry if this is a dumb question...)
>
> Pedro.
>
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