[R-sig-ME] citable references for profile likelihood CIs

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Thu May 29 09:17:51 CEST 2014

Hi Jake,

As a teaching article, this is nice:



On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:32 PM, Jake Westfall <jake987722 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> I am writing up the results from an analysis involving mixed models, and I am considering including the profile likelihood confidence intervals (as computed by confint.merMod() in lme4 package) for all parameter estimates in the manuscript. Does anyone have suggestions for good references I can cite that explain basically how it works and why profile CIs are a Good Thing? All justificationary purposes aside, I would actually be interested in reading some of these myself.
> Jake
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