Re: [R] R for non-linear model + comparing linear + non-linear models

From: David Winsemius <dwinsemius_at_comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 22:05:24 -0400

  This mostly seemed like a condensation of what had been said before ... threads from the past which were readily available through searching.

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/20370.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/73750.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/90168.html

install.packages("fortunes"); library(fortunes); fortune("curious")

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/Rhelp10/2009-April/196676.html
https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2002-July/023461.html
http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02/archive/35450.html

-- 
David.


On Mar 16, 2011, at 2:33 PM, Anna Gretschel wrote:

> Am 16.03.2011 19:29, schrieb Heiman, Thomas J.:

>> Hi Anna,
>>
>> AIC and BIC are good criteria for determining degree of model fit..
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> tom
>>
>> Thomas Heiman, PhD
>> Info Systems Eng, Sr
>> The MITRE Corporation | Center for Enterprise Modernization
>> Office: 703-983-2951 | theiman_at_mitre.org
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
>> ] On Behalf Of Anna Gretschel
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2:09 PM
>> To: Bert Gunter
>> Cc: r-help_at_r-project.org
>> Subject: Re: [R] R for non-linear model + comparing linear + non-
>> linear models
>>
>> Dear Bert,
>>
>> so what can I do to obtain a goodness of fit for a non-linear model
>> if
>> r does not work?
>>
>> And here comes my next question: is it apropriate to comopare a
>> linear
>> and a non-linear model with anova()?
>>
>> Thank you so much for answering,
>> Anna
>>
>>
>>
>> Am 16.03.2011 18:54, schrieb Bert Gunter:
>>> Is there any way that this could be made into a fortune -- perhaps
>>> by
>>> omitting the poster's identity?
>>>
>>> "yes there are threads concidering this topic but they are all
>>> about the
>>> theory not about how to get the value of r^2 for a non-linear
>>> model in R."
>>>
>>> :=)
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Bert
>>>
>>> Anna: I say this because you have just been told that the "theory"
>>> tells you that you CANNOT calculate R^2 for a nonlinear model.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Anna Gretschel<ana-lee_at_web.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Am 16.03.2011 18:15, schrieb David Winsemius:
>>>>> On Mar 16, 2011, at 12:53 PM, Anna Gretschel wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Dear List,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> how can I obtain the value of r suqared for a non-linear model?
>>>>>> For
>>>>>> linear models it can be found in the summary() of the model but
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> non-linear models I just don't know. Please help!
>>>>> You should do more searching. I can remember at least two
>>>>> threads in the
>>>>> last few years that discussed this issue.
>>>>>
>>>> yes there are threads concidering this topic but they are all
>>>> about the
>>>> theory not about how to get the value of r^2 for a non-linear
>>>> model in R.
>>>>
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> Thank you so much! Anna > > ______________________________________________ > R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help > PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html > and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. David Winsemius, MD West Hartford, CT ______________________________________________ R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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