Re: [R] lmer and handling heteroscedasticity

From: Douglas Bates <dmbates_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 16 Jan 2006 - 11:38:29 EST

On 1/14/06, Leo Gürtler <leog@anicca-vijja.de> wrote:
> Dear altogether,
>
> is it possible to integrate "weights" arguments within lmer to
> incorporate statements to handle heteroscedasticity as it is possible
> with lme?
> I searched the R-archive but found nothing, insofer I assume it is not
> possible, but as lmer is under heavy develpoment, maybe something
> changed or is solved differently.
>
> Thus my question:
>
> While encountering heavy heteroscedasticity within data, lmer is not the
> right application to use, but use instead lme?

Yes.

> Thanks in advance for a short statement,

I hope that was short enough :-)

> best ,
> leo
>
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