[R] Is there any criteria to compare different models?

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Dec 4 06:01:45 CET 2020

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On Thu, Dec 3, 2020 at 8:09 PM Saman Zahid <samanzahid22 using gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to make comparison between the lm, gam(mgcv) and lme(nlme)
> models. The problem is I am not able to find a single criterion on which
> these 3 models are comparable.
> I am using method "ML" for both gam and lme, yet the AIC and BIC formulas
> differ due to the degrees of freedom.
> Is there any statistical way to compare these three models?
> I will really appreciate your help.
> Thanks
> Saman Zahid
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