[R] ms function

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Thu Apr 5 01:31:38 CEST 2001

On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Daniel A. Powers wrote:

> R -users
> Is anyone familiar with the ms function in Splus? I think this is a
> general optimization tool (i.e., ML estimation). Is there a corresponding
> function in R?

If your question is whether there is a general optimisation tool in R,
the answer is yes.  help(optim) will give you more information


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

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