[R-sig-ME] lmer L.ratio

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 15:36:53 CEST 2011

  [cc'ing back to r-sig-mixed-models]

On 04/14/2011 11:07 PM, Sujal Phadke wrote:
> Thank you, now I understood everything except how the number of
> levels affects our decision of randomness of an effect? As it is
> probably clear by now, I have hardly dealt with advanced stats or
> mixed models so please bear with me for such questions.
> I would appreciate your help.
> Thanks Sujal

See <http://glmm.wikidot.com/faq#fixed_vs_random> for a discussion of
this point, especially the latter half of the section and the long
mailing-list thread that is pointed to there ...

  good luck
    Ben Bolker

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