[R] linear mixed model using lmer
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Sat Mar 5 03:13:00 CET 2022
Do you really think a variance from a sample size of 2 makes any sense?
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On Fri, Mar 4, 2022 at 5:06 PM array chip via R-help
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> Thanks Jeff for reminding me that the attachment is removed. I put it in my google drive if anyone wants to test the data (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lgVZVLHeecp9a_sFxEPeg6353O-qXZhM/view?usp=sharing)
> I'll try the mixed model mailing list as well.
> On Friday, March 4, 2022, 04:56:20 PM PST, Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> a) There is a mailing list for that: https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-mixed-models
> b) Read the Posting Guide, as most attachment types are removed to avoid propagating worms/viruses. (None seen upon receipt of this email.)
> On March 4, 2022 4:41:57 PM PST, array chip via R-help <r-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> >Dear all, I have this simple dataset to measure the yeild of a crop collected in 2 batches (attached). when I ran a simple inear mixed model using lmer to estimate within-batch and between-batch variability, the between-batch variability is 0. The run showed that data is singular. Does anyone know why the data is singular and what's the reason for 0 variability? is it because the dataset only has 2 batches?
> >> daty<-read.table("datx.txt",sep='\t',header=T,row.names=NULL)
> >> library(lme4)> lmer(yield~1+(1|batch),daty)
> >boundary (singular) fit: see ?isSingular
> >Linear mixed model fit by REML ['lmerMod']
> >Formula: yield ~ 1 + (1 | batch)
> > Data: daty
> >REML criterion at convergence: 115.6358
> >Random effects:
> > Groups Name Std.Dev.
> > batch (Intercept) 0.000
> > Residual 2.789
> >Number of obs: 24, groups: batch, 2
> >Fixed Effects:
> > 5.788
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