General linear modeling of fixed-effects models with multiple responses is performed. The function calculates 50-50 MANOVA *p*-values, ordinary univariate *p*-values and adjusted *p*-values using rotation testing.

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`formula` |
Model formula. See Details. |

`data` |
Data frame with model data. |

`stand` |
Logical. Standardization of responses. This option has effect on the 50-50 MANOVA testing and the calculation of |

`nSim` |
nonnegative integer. The number of simulations to use in the rotation tests. Can be a single nonnegative integer or a list of values for each term. |

`verbose` |
Logical. If |

The model is specified with `formula`

, in the same way as in
`lm`

(except that offsets are not supported). See `lm`

for details.

An overall *p*-value for all responses is calculated for each model term. This is done using the 50-50 MANOVA method, which is a modified variant of classical MANOVA made to handle several highly correlated responses.

Ordinary single response *p*-values are produced. By using rotation testing these can be adjusted for multiplicity according to familywise error rates or false discovery rates. Rotation testing is a Monte Carlo simulation framework for doing exact significance testing under multivariate normality. The number of simulation repetitions (`nSim`

) must be chosen.

Unbalance is handled by a variant of Type II sums of squares, which has several nice properties:

Invariant to ordering of the model terms.

Invariant to scale changes.

Invariant to how the overparameterization problem of categorical variable models is solved (how constraints are defined).

Whether two-level factors are defined to be continuos or categorical does not influence the results.

Analysis of a polynomial model with a single experimental variable produce results equivalent to the results using an orthogonal polynomial.

In addition to significance testing an explained variance measure, which is based on sums of sums of squares, is computed for each model term.

An object of class `"ffmanova"`

, which consists of the concatenated
results from the underlying functions `manova5050`

,
`rotationtests`

and `unitests`

:

`termNames` |
model term names |

`exVarSS` |
explained variances calculated from sums of squares summed over all responses |

`df` |
degrees of freedom - adjusted for other terms in model |

`df_om` |
degrees of freedom - adjusted for terms contained in actual term |

`nPC` |
number of principal components used for testing |

`nBU` |
number of principal components used as buffer components |

`exVarPC` |
variance explained by |

`exVarBU` |
variance explained by |

`pValues` |
50-50 MANOVA |

`stand` |
logical. Whether the responses are standardised. |

`stat` |
The test statistics as |

`pRaw` |
matrix of ordinary |

`pAdjusted` |
matrix of adjusted |

`pAdjFDR` |
matrix of adjusted |

`simN` |
number of simulations performed for each term (same as input) |

The matrices `stat`

, `pRaw`

, `pAdjusted`

and `pAdjFDR`

have one row for each model term and one column for each response.

Øyvind Langsrud and Bjørn-Helge Mevik

Langsrud, Ø. (2002)
50-50 Multivariate Analysis of Variance for Collinear Responses.
*The Statistician*, **51**, 305–317.

Langsrud, Ø. (2003)
ANOVA for Unbalanced Data: Use Type II Instead of Type III Sums of Squares.
*Statistics and Computing*, **13**, 163–167.

Langsrud, Ø. (2005)
Rotation Tests.
*Statistics and Computing*, **15**, 53–60.

Moen, B., Oust, A., Langsrud, Ø., Dorrell, N., Gemma, L., Marsden, G.L., Hinds, J., Kohler, A., Wren, B.W. and Rudi, K. (2005)
An explorative multifactor approach for investigating global survival mechanisms of Campylobacter jejuni under environmental conditions.
*Applied and Environmental Microbiology*, **71**, 2086-2094.

See also http://www.matforsk.no/ola/.

`manova5050`

, `rotationtests`

and
`unitests`

; the work horse functions.

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data(dressing)
# An ANOVA model with all design variables as factors
# and with visc as the only response variable.
# Classical univariate Type II test results are produced.
ffmanova(visc ~ (factor(press) + factor(stab) + factor(emul))^2 + day,
data = dressing)
# A second order response surface model with day as a block factor.
# The properties of the extended Type II approach is utilized.
ffmanova(visc ~ (press + stab + emul)^2 + I(press^2)+ I(stab^2)+ I(emul^2)+ day,
data = dressing)
# 50-50 MANOVA results with the particle-volume curves as
# multivariate responses. The responses are not standardized.
ffmanova(pvol ~ (press + stab + emul)^2 + I(press^2)+ I(stab^2)+ I(emul^2)+ day,
stand = FALSE, data = dressing)
# 50-50 MANOVA results with 9 rheological responses (standardized).
# 99 rotation simulation repetitions are performed.
res <- ffmanova(rheo ~ (press + stab + emul)^2 + I(press^2)+ I(stab^2)+ I(emul^2)+ day,
nSim = 99, data = dressing)
res$pRaw # Unadjusted single responses p-values
res$pAdjusted # Familywise error rate adjusted p-values
res$pAdjFDR # False discovery rate adjusted p-values
# As above, but this time 9999 rotation simulation repetitions
# are performed, but only for the model term stab^2.
res <- ffmanova(rheo ~ (press + stab + emul)^2 + I(press^2)+ I(stab^2)+ I(emul^2)+ day,
nSim = c(0,0,0,0,0,9999,0,0,0,0,0), data = dressing)
res$pAdjusted[6,] # Familywise error rate adjusted p-values for stab^2
res$pAdjFDR[6,] # False discovery rate adjusted p-values for stab^2
# Note that the results of the first example above can also be
# obtained by using the car package.
## Not run: Anova(lm(visc ~ (factor(press) + factor(stab) + factor(emul))^2 + day,
data = dressing), type = "II")
## End(Not run)
# The results of the second example differ because Anova does not recognise
# linear terms (emul) as being contained in quadratic terms (I(emul^2)).
# A consequence here is that the clear significance of emul disappears.
## Not run: Anova(lm(visc ~ (press + stab + emul)^2 + I(press^2)+ I(stab^2)+ I(emul^2)+ day,
data = dressing), type="II")
## End(Not run)
``` |

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