[R-sig-ME] Likelihood function of lme4
y@@hree19 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Apr 20 18:23:41 CEST 2021
OK. I will make sure.
On Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 6:02 PM Ben Bolker <bbolker using gmail.com> wrote:
> OK. You should make sure to check that lme4 and frontier are
> computing *commensurate* log-likelihoods (e.g. that the normalization
> constants are consistently included in both packages); if possible (it
> isn't always), it's good to try to fit *identical* models in both
> package to make sure they give the same log-likelihoods. (You can't fit
> an lmer model without a random effect, but you can re-evaluate its
> likelihood with the RE variances set to zero.)
> On 4/20/21 11:52 AM, Yashree Mehta wrote:
> > Yes, I am trying to run the Vuong test.
> > The other model with which I am comparing the lme4 model belongs to the
> > "frontier" class of models. I did use nonnest2 but got the
> following error:
> > Error in UseMethod("llcont") :
> > no applicable method for 'llcont' applied to an object of class
> > "frontier"
> > So I decided to calculate the Vuong statistic by constructing it using
> > observation-level loglikelihoods.
> > Thank you.
> > Regards,
> > Yashree
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