[R] mgcv::gam error message

Simon Wood sw283 at maths.bath.ac.uk
Wed Jul 19 23:17:38 CEST 2006

> Could anyone please tell me what to do to resolve this error message?

- Any chance you could send me some code (and associated data) that I can 
cut and paste in order to chase this up? Whatever's wrong here, `gam' 
should probably pick it up before things get this far, but I can't tell 
what's happening without a reproducible example.


> I tried to run a gam with the mgcv package and got the following error:
> "Error in qr.qty(qrc, sm$S[[1]]): NA/NaN/Inf in foreign function call (arg
> 5)"
> (I have 116 covariates, I'm using the "cr" basis to speed things up, the
> binomial family and, where necessary, have set the required k to lower than
> the number of distinct values for a given covarate when less than the
> default)
> Thank you,
> Savrina
> scarrizo at it.usyd.edu.au
> School of Information Technologies
> Univeristy of Sydney
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