[Rd] mcmc

Warnes, Gregory R gregory_r_warnes at groton.pfizer.com
Fri Aug 22 18:49:00 MEST 2003

I also am 'almost' done with an interface between my Hydra MCMC package (see
http://hydra-mcmc.sf.net) and R.   You write the prior and the likelihood
using R functions, and it will run the MCMC sampler in a separate process.  

Anyone who is interested in helping out with programming or testing, let me


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:dmurdoch at pair.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 10:37 AM
> To: Iago Mosqueira
> Cc: r-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [Rd] mcmc
> On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 09:20:50 +0200, "Iago Mosqueira"
> <imosqueira at suk.azti.es> wrote :
> > ...Somebody has posted recently a message
> >in the WinBUGS list asking for feedback on the posibility of 
> developing
> >a Linux version, but that does not seem to be happening anytime soon.
> >
> >What lines of work are being carried out at the moment? Can I esxpect
> >something new in the near future?
> Depends what you mean by "near future".  The gR project
> <http://www.r-project.org/gR/> plans to add support for graphical
> models to R; this will include MCMC methods.  There's a workshop next
> month, at which time some target dates might be set.  I'd guess by a
> year from now there'll be substantial progress, but I'm not sure when
> the first signs of it will appear.
> Duncan Murdoch
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