Term: Mixed Effects Model
Last Updated: 2006-04-17
A regression model in which the mean response is modelled as a combination of population characteristics that are assumed to be shared by all individuals and subject-specific effects that are unique to a particular individual. The former are referred to as fixed effects, while the latter are referred to as random effects.
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