## One Thousand and One names

The following table lists common “portmanteau” names for linear models. Note that different traditions/disciplines might use one particular name more often than the others. My usual recommendation is to move away from using specific names like “logistic regression” or “mixed-effects models” and instead just specify what kind of components your linear model has (see the Description column in the table). Formula Description Names lm(y ~ x) Linear model with one predictor x using a Gaussian distribution for the outcome variable y simple linear regression, simple linear model lm(y ~ x + z + ....