[R] Book: Multilevel Modeling in R ETA?

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Mon Mar 6 15:31:28 CET 2006

On 3/3/06, Spencer Graves <spencer.graves at pdf.com> wrote:
> Hello, Zev:
>           Regarding Doug Bates' "Multilevel Modeling in R", I haven't seen any
> replies to your post, so I assume that the author is not ready to
> announce a publication date;  if you've heard anything, I'd like to know.

I'm sorry to say that publication of that book is still a long way
off.  There are so many things demanding my attention these days that
it takes me 6 days to get around to reading through the messages in

Thanks for mentioning the vignettes, Spencer.  The mlmRev vignette in
particular shows some detailed examples.

>           In the interim, have you seen the vignettes in "lme4" and "mlmRev"?
> If you have not yet worked with vignettes, I encourage you to check
> these out, because they provide an R script file as well as an Adobe
> Acrobat (PDF) file;  each complements the other, so the two together are
> more valuable than either by itself.  (For more detail, see
> "http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/67006.html").
>           hope this helps,
>           spencer graves
> Zev Ross wrote:
> > Hi R folks (Dr. Bates in particular),
> >
> > In August 2005, Dr. Bates mentioned that the documentation for lme4
> > "will be in the form of a book with the working title 'Multilevel
> > Modeling in R'" and I'm just wondering if there is an estimated date of
> > publication or if it's still a long way off. The Rnews article does a
> > great job of introducing the package, but I'm looking forward to more
> > detail.
> >
> > Thank you, Zev
> >
> >
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