[R-sig-ME] Interpreting mcmcsamp results

Kevin E. Thorpe kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca
Fri Jan 25 15:07:33 CET 2008

When I run summary (from the coda package) on the result of mcmcsamp I
get, among other things, some quantiles for the model parameters fit in
my lmer() call.

Is it correct to interpret say the 2.5% to 97.5% as a 95% credible interval?



Kevin E. Thorpe
Biostatistician/Trialist, Knowledge Translation Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
email: kevin.thorpe at utoronto.ca  Tel: 416.864.5776  Fax: 416.864.6057

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