[R-sig-ME] Dispersion parameter calculation for Poisson glmer

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 04:42:41 CET 2013

Rolf Turner <r.turner at ...> writes:

> On 02/28/2013 11:57 AM, Douglas Bates wrote:
> >
> > As you know, my opinion is that you can approximate it [the overdispersion
parameter] however you want
> > because it doesn't exist 
> >
> I would like to nominate this as a fortune!

  It's more likely to happen if you contact Achim Zeleis,
the maintainer of the fortunes package ... I don't think
he follows this list.

  Ben Bolker

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