[R] "gam()" in "gam" package

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Dec 21 16:54:36 CET 2007

On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Kunio takezawa wrote:
> R-users
> E-mail: r-help at r-project.org
>  I found the answer myself.
>  '.Fortran("baklo",' in lo.wam() and  .Fortran("bakfit",in
> s.wam() may carry out backfitting. But I cannot
> create an R code which gives the same results as those of
> "bakfit". If someone knows the detail of "bakfit" algorithm,

The source code for both Fortran routines is in the package.  If I recal 
correctly the book by Hastie & Tibshirani has descriptions of 
the algorithms they used.


Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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