bolker at ufl.edu
Wed Aug 26 18:47:44 CEST 2009
Letizia Campioni wrote:
> I am starting to work with R.
> I need to performe a General linear model and a Generalized mixed model,
> what are the package I have to use for?
> what is the difference between them?
General linear models (called GLM mostly by SAS users) are implemented by lm
to install or load additional packages).
General*ized* linear models (called GLM by everyone else): use glm (still no
Linear mixed models (LMMs): nlme (library("nlme"), no need to install
Generalized linear mixed models (GLMMS): lme4 -- install.packages("lme4");
This list is not generally for "general statistics" questions -- you're
expected to know *what*
you want to do, and we will help you with *how* to do it in R (provided you
the posting guide and formulated a useful question). I would suggest a book
-- check out
the R books page ( http://www.r-project.org/doc/bib/R-books.html ) -- maybe
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