Re: [R] lmer, p-values and all that

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <>
Date: Sat 20 May 2006 - 08:44:38 EST

Douglas Bates wrote:
> Users are often surprised and alarmed that the summary of a linear
. . . .

I have been needing this kind of explanation. That is very helpful. Thank you. I do a lot with penalized MLEs for ordinary regression and logistic models and know that getting sensible P-values is not straightforward even in that far simpler situation.


Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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