Gregory R. Warnes warnes at biostat.washington.edu
Fri Mar 17 06:25:51 CET 2000

Yes, in fact, I do have a nice MCMC tool for omegahat.  The only thing it
lacks to be fully functional is a java distribution library, and good
documentation.  I'll be writing up a tech report on it "in the near
future" (tm).


On 16 Mar 2000, A.J. Rossini wrote:

  AR>> >>>>> "DB" == Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:
  AR>>     DB> I don't know of any R code or packages presently available for
  AR>>     DB> MCMC.  However, it would be a very interesting project to
  AR>>     DB> design such code, either for R or for omegahat.  The concept
  AR>>     DB> of a function closure in R could be quite helpful.  I think
  AR>>     DB> Ross Ihaka and/or Robert Gentleman wrote a paper once on how a
  AR>>     DB> Bayesian model would naturally be expressed as a function
  AR>>     DB> closure.
  AR>> Greg Warnes has some code to do this (R and Omegahat).  At some point,
  AR>> it should be pretty general, I'm not sure what stage it is at right
  AR>> now... 
  AR>> best,
  AR>> -tony
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