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

Rolf Turner r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Thu Feb 28 05:30:27 CET 2013

Please see end of post.

On 02/28/2013 04:42 PM, Ben Bolker wrote:
> 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.

If you check my email I believe that you will find that I cc-ed Achim 



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