[R-sig-ME] Coefficient of determination (R^2) when using lme()

MHH Stevens HStevens at muohio.edu
Tue Apr 1 12:37:21 CEST 2008

Hi R.S.,
This quantity is not clearly defined for mixed models --- should it  
include that which is "explained" by the random effects? What would  
it mean to "explain" a response with a variance? In any event, try  
searching R-help lists for Coefficient of determination AND lme.
On Apr 1, 2008, at 6:17 AM, R.S. Cotter wrote:
> Dear mixed models users,
> I have recently started using R, and I have learned to use lme ().
> Is it possible to interpret coefficient of determination (R^2) when
> using lme ()?
> Best Regards
> R.S. Cotter
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