[R-sig-ME] (no subject)

Nicholas Lewin-Koh nikko at hailmail.net
Sat Jan 24 16:24:46 CET 2009

Yes, it does deal with mixture distributions, But in the sense I was
about, random effects being nuisance parameters, one is in in effect
integrating them out
of the likelihood and hence it is a mixture, no? 
As I said, I am learning more than I am contributing to this discussion.

On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 15:58:56 -0800, "Albyn Jones" <jones at reed.edu> said:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 01:52:26PM -0600, Douglas Bates wrote:
> > 
> > > Would Bruce Lindsay's work on the geometry of mixtures be applicable in
> > > the mixed model setting?
> > 
> > I can't say because I am not familiar with that work.
> > 
> I don't have it handy, but as I recall, it deals with mixture
> distributions, not the mixed model.
> albyn

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