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Re: st: RE: Stata 9 announcement


From   Shige Song <shigesong@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Stata 9 announcement
Date   Tue, 5 Apr 2005 10:03:16 -0700

Yeah, I am interested in finding out how GLLAMM performs in the new
version. Now the official Stata can do multilevel linear models, but
GLLAMM still seems to be the only choice for multilevel generalized
linear models.

Shige

On Apr 5, 2005 8:09 AM, Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu> wrote:
> At 09:58 AM 4/5/2005 -0400, Steichen, Thomas J. wrote:
> >It is with some curiosity that I note that previous such announcements
> >have led to an immediate and wide-ranging discussion on Statalist,
> >yet this message was met with thunderous silence.  My question is why?
> 
> I have to admit that, with some exceptions, most of the new statistical
> stuff relates to things I have never used, probably will never use, and
> would not know how to use if I had to!  But I imagine that for those who
> need and use those techniques this is very good news.
> 
> The cost of the program is no  big deal (at least if you qualify for
> academic pricing) - it is the cost of the documentation that adds up.  My
> inclination is to just buy every manual there is, but I wonder how
> necessary that really is?  Has anybody seen the new manuals; for things
> like the reference guide, do they offer enough new to warrant buying them
> if you have the v. 8 manuals?
> 
> I am curious what the implications are for -gllamm-.  Will it be faster
> now?  Will Stata now have built-in alternatives to much of its
> features?  I've avoided -gllamm- partly because I heard that, while it was
> a great program, it could be unbearably slow.  Speeding up -gllamm- seemed
> to be a frequent request on this list; does V. 9 address this at all?
> 
> I will probably buy everything, including manuals, for much the same
> reasons that Thomas will; but there wasn't anything in the announcement
> that really wowed me (at least not yet.)
> 
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