[R] "gam()" in "gam" package
tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Dec 21 16:54:36 CET 2007
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Kunio takezawa wrote:
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> 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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