[R] R2WinBugs

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Aug 21 18:18:11 CEST 2006

Bowden, J.M. wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am having problems using the R2Winbugs function
> When I perform an analysis directly in Winbugs I can specify that the
> first 'n' iterations are to be done using an 'adaptive' phase. After
> this phase the markov chain seems to mix a lot better.
> I don't seem to be able to specify R2winbugs to carry out this adaptive
> phase, I can just specify the burnin length but this (to my knowledge)
> is not the same thing.
> As a result my models are not fitting as well as I would like, has
> anyone had a similar experience?

I think this is a question for Andrew Gelman (CCing), who wrote the 
underlying code for automatically setting the adaptive phase.

Uwe Ligges

> Jack
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