[R] comparing AIC values of models with transformed, untransformed, and weighted variables

Ben Bolker bolker at ufl.edu
Thu Mar 16 03:04:45 CET 2006

Patrick Baker <patrick.baker <at> sci.monash.edu.au> writes:
What I'd like to get some advice or insight on is whether 
> there is an appropriate way to rescale the AIC values to permit  
> comparisons across these models. Any suggestions would be very welcome. 
> Cheers, Patrick Baker

  Not a complete solution, but you could take a look at
the likelihoods associated with Box-Cox transformations
(e.g. Venables and Ripley MASS pp. 170-172).

  Ben Bolker

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