[R] glmer and glht

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 18:29:55 CEST 2016

Extensive references are given in the package. I suggest that you consult them.


Bert Gunter

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On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 9:09 AM, Sibylle Stöckli
<sibylle.stoeckli at gmx.ch> wrote:
> Dear R colleagues,
> The effect of habitat type on bee species number was tested using a glmer model with habitat as fixed effect (5 habitat types) and site and time as random terms.
> The idea was now to conduct post hoc tests with glht (package "multcomp") for pairwise comparisons. The matrix was defined by symbolic description (linfct=c("habitat1=0", "habitat2=0"…).
> My question: I am now interested about the detailed statistic behind glht? As I was not applying ANOVA and mcp=Tukey, it is for sure not a Tukey test, but is it a LSD, Cuncan, Hochberg….and is the test suitable for an unbalanced data set (not every habitat occurs at every site?)
> With best wishes
> Sibylle
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