[R] Help with lme4 model specification

boeinguy2 boeinguy2 at yahoo.com
Thu May 7 17:16:40 CEST 2009


Thanks! I made this correction


ONKELINX, Thierry wrote:
> 
> 
> Please note that the case of characters is important in R. Hence "True"
> differs from "TRUE". You need to use REML = TRUE instead of REML = True!
> The only valid logical values are TRUE, FALSE, T and F. But I recommend
> to use only TRUE and FALSE. Because you can overwrite T and F. You could
> do something like T <- FALSE, which is ofcourse not a good idea. TRUE
> and FALSE can not be overwritten.
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Thierry
> 
> 
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> Namens boeinguy2
> Verzonden: donderdag 7 mei 2009 0:21
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> Onderwerp: [R] Help with lme4 model specification
> 
> 
> I am new to R and am trying to specify a model for mixed model analysis.
> 
> When I run the following model I get an error:
> 
> AAT<- lmer(Y ~ S + A + (1|S:A/H), data=AT, REML=True)
> 
> The error looks like this:
> 
> Error in Spar_loc:`:` : NA/NaN argument
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: In model.matrix.default(mt, mf, contrasts) :
>   variable 'Spar_loc' converted to a factor
> 2: In Spar_loc:`:` :
>   numerical expression has 720 elements: only the first used
> 
> I am having trouble specifying th random component.  It should reflect
> the
> random term as H nested within the interaction of S & A.  What am I
> doing
> wrong?
> :confused:
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