Re: [R] Mixed Effects Model Power Calculations

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.be>
Date: Wed 17 Aug 2005 - 18:59:20 EST

I don't know what specific application Rick has in mind, but if there is possibility of missing values (which is common, e.g., in longitudinal studies) then this should also be taken into account in the power calculations.

Best,
Dimitris



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>
> On Ti, 2005-08-16, 21:17, rab45+@pitt.edu skrev:
>
>> Is there an R package available that would facilitate doing a
>> power/sample
>> size analysis for linear mixed effects models?
>
> I'm not aware of such a package (others might be...).
>
> When it comes to sample size calculations, especially for tricky
> designs
> and/or advanced methodology, simulation is usually the best
> approach. An
> example using `lme' can be found at
>
> http://maven.smith.edu/~nhorton/R/
>
>
> HTH,
> Henric
>
>> I have seen the Java applets made available by Russell Length which
>> would
>> seem to be able to handle most any lme, but there is little
>> documentation
>> and it's not clear how the models need to be formulated.
>>
>> Rick B.
>>
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