[R] Generalized linear mixed models

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 26 11:50:14 CEST 2006

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, Peter Tait wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to fit a generalized linear mixed model (glmm) with a 3
> level response.
> My data is from a longitudinal study with multiple observations/patient
> and multiple patients / country.
> Is there an R package that will fit a proportional odds, continuation
> ratio, or adjacent categories glmm?

Those are not GLMs, so the generalization would not be a glmm.  It is not 
even clear what you would want to be random: just the intercepts?

Perhaps you need to find literature discussing relevant models and see 
what software it proposes?

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