MLwiN

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MLwiN is a statistical software package for fitting multilevel models. It uses both maximum likelihood estimation and Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. MLwiN is based on an earlier package, MLn, but with a graphical user interface (as well as other additional features).[1] MLwiN represents multilevel models using mathematical notation including Greek letters and multiple subscripts, so the user needs to be (or become) familiar with such notation.

For a tutorial introduction to multilevel models and their applications in medical statistics illustrated using MLwiN, see Goldstein et al.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MLwiN homepage. Centre for Multilevel Modelling, University of Bristol.
  2. ^ Goldstein, Harvey; Browne, William; Rasbash, Jonathan; (2002). "Multilevel modelling of medical data". Statistics in Medicine 21 (21): 3291–3315. doi:10.1002/sim.1264. PMID 12375305. 

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