Re: [R] process of stepwise selection

From: Stephan Kolassa <Stephan.Kolassa_at_gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 09:13:44 +0200

Hi Elaine,

in general, stepwise selection is a very bad idea:

Whittingham, M. J.; Stephens, P. A.; Bradbury, R. B. & Freckleton, R. P. Why do we still use stepwise modelling in ecology and behaviour? Journal of Animal Ecology, 2006, 75, 1182-1189

HTH
Stephan

elaine kuo schrieb:
> Dear list,
>
> I wanna select the significant variables relative to bird distribution,
> using stepwise method.
> However, the result is always the best-fit model.
>
> Please kindly suggest if it is possible to show the selection process.
> Thank you
>
> Elaine
>
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