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lme4 is a tool for fitting linear and generalized linear mixed-effects models. The lme4 algorithm presents models and components with S4 classes.


Experimental design and studies; GWAS study


  • Operation: Modelling and simulation
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: R, Eigen C++ library
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU General Public License v>=2
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.1-21
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: NSERC.
  • Contact: LME4 Authors lme4-authors _at_
  • Collection: -


Bates, Douglas, Martin M├Ąchler, Ben Bolker, Steve Walker "Fitting Linear Mixed-Effects Models Using lme4" Journal of Statistical Software [Online], 67.1 (2015): 1 - 48. Web. 3 Feb. 2020

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