[R-sig-ME] lmer output shows laplace approximation not reml

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 19:13:49 CEST 2012

Joshua Wiley <jwiley.psych at ...> writes:

> Hi Yolande,
> It is not clear what REML is with GLMMs. 

  [snip ...]

> So, I do not think it is surprising that with a GLMM (which mixed
> effects poisson is), REML does nothing.

  I have added a (short!) discussion of this issue, with some links
to mailing list threads and literature, at:


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