[R] is there a similar function to perform repeated statements asin SAS PROC MIXED?

Dimitris Rizopoulos dimitris.rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.be
Wed Oct 24 14:54:12 CEST 2007

you can wave a look at the gls() function in package nlme, and 
specifically at the `weights' and `correlation' arguments; the same 
arguments are also available in the lme() function.

I hope it helps.


Dimitris Rizopoulos
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "gallon li" <gallon.li at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:43 PM
Subject: [R] is there a similar function to perform repeated 
statements asin SAS PROC MIXED?

> PROC MIXED is used to fit mixed effects model for correlated data.
> Usually we can use either a REPEATED statment or a RANDOM statement.
> The random statement is corresponding to lme function in R --  
> specifying a
> random effect term.
> The repeated statement actually directly specifies the covariance 
> structure
> -- is there a similar function in R to do this? I currently want to 
> specify
> a unstructured matrix. (Of course if i just want to use compound 
> symmetry, i
> know i can still use lme.)
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