unable to invert xtx

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unable to invert xtx

Post by ali482002 »

Hi Dear all

I'm trying to run a two level model in runmlwin, but I get the following message error:

"error while obeying batch file
c:\user|...|temp\ST_02000008.temp at line number 2087: WEST
unable to invert xtx"

What does it mean? and What should i do? Please help
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Re: unable to invert xtx

Post by ChrisCharlton »

Could you post the syntax for the model that is causing this error? One possible reason for this message would be if the variables in your model were collinear.
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Re: unable to invert xtx

Post by GeorgeLeckie »

Hi Ali,

An example of when this occurs is when using Stata's i. factor notation with runmlwin models fitted by MCMC

Best wishes

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