[R] glm -gamma errors

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Mar 18 09:02:12 CET 2003

On Mon, 17 Mar 2003, Dr. Peter Schlattmann wrote:

> Dear list,
> I am looking for a way to fix the scale parameter when fitting a
> generalized linear model with gamma errors and log link.
> Is there something like "SCALE" such as in GLIM?

No. Because it doesn't affect the answers we don't provide a way to
specify it.

It does affect standard errors and the other output of summary.glm, so
this function does have a dispersion= argument.


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