[R-sig-ME] Logarithmic Mixed Models?

Friso Muijsers friso.muijsers at uni-oldenburg.de
Wed Apr 9 06:44:48 CEST 2014

Hello Jabob,

I'm using LMM on log-transformed dependent variables, as well. Couldn't 
see a reason why this should be a problem.


Friso Muijsers

Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM)
Carl-von-Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Schleusenstrasse 1
26382 Wilhemshaven

Am 08.04.2014 23:01, schrieb AvianResearchDivision:
> Hi all,
> I am working with ambient noise level as an environmental predictor
> variable and am wondering if using linear mixed models for this sort of
> data would be incorrect.  It seems since sound pressure level (dB) is on a
> log scale, that performing mixed models on a non-linear scale or
> transforming the response variable might be the correct way to proceed.
> Any thoughts on this?  Anyone have any experience?
> Best,
> Jacob
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