[R] Mean Squares

Pedro J. Aphalo pedro.aphalo at cc.jyu.fi
Fri Feb 28 17:05:04 CET 2003

Douglas Bates wrote:
> bhx2 at mevik.net (Bjørn-Helge Mevik) writes:
> > Mona Riihimaki <mona at sun3.oulu.fi> writes:
> >
> > > I've done lme-analysis with R; [...] I'd need also the mean squares.
> >
> > AFAIK, lme doesn't calculate sum of squares (or mean squares).  It
> > maximises the likelihood (or restricted likelihood) and uses tests
> > based on likelihood ratios.
> Yes - you are correct.
although the function is called anova.lme, is it still correct to talk
about "anova results" when referring to the results of these tests? and
in the case of the Wald tests in the single lme object case?

(sorry if this is a dumb question...)


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Pedro J. Aphalo
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