MLpowsim problem for continuous x random slope model

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ChrisCharlton
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Re: MLpowsim problem for continuous x random slope model

Post by ChrisCharlton » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:33 pm

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It looks like the cause of your problem is that you have specified an invalid (i.e. non-invertable) level-2 co-variance matrix. This means that when MLwiN attempts to simulate a new response based on this if fails, instead setting the whole co-variance to zero which later on causes the error that you are seeing. The matrix that you are entering is:

0.08
0.25 0.02

If you change this to something valid then I believe that the simulation should run correctly.

guobl
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Re: MLpowsim problem for continuous x random slope model

Post by guobl » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:06 pm

thanks Chris,
will change the level 2 matrix. if no more correspondence, it means the code work.
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