[R] comparing fit of cubic spline
bolker at zoo.ufl.edu
Mon May 21 18:05:16 CEST 2007
Thomas Reed <tom.reed <at> ed.ac.uk> writes:
> I want to compare the fit of a quadratic model to continuous data, with that
> of a cubic spline fit. Is there a way of computing AIC from for e.g. a GAM
> with a smoothing spine, and comparing this to AIC from a quadratic model?
Why don't you try AIC() on each of the fitted models and
see what happens? In general R can compute log-likelihoods
and AICs for most fitted model objects ... If it doesn't work,
you can post your simple example to the list and get more
advice then ...
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