[R] question about AIC

Dimitris Rizopoulos dimitris.rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Nov 16 10:35:42 CET 2004

did you try google? e.g., with key word: `AIC mixture models'. 
Moreover, look at package `flexmix' (i.e., help(package="flexmix")) 
whose usage is illustrated in a recent article in JSS:


I hope it helps.


Dimitris Rizopoulos
Ph.D. Student
Biostatistical Centre
School of Public Health
Catholic University of Leuven

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Subject: [R] question about AIC

> Hi everybody,
> we are a pool of phd students and we have a question about AIC. We 
> are interested
> in calculating the AIC for a mixture model on galaxies data. So far 
> we have
> found AIC works only for regression models, whereas we need AIC for 
> a mixture
> of Normal with mean, sd and weights given by our  EM algorithm.
> May you help us?
> thanks in advance
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