[R] -Need help with function

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 00:01:53 CEST 2006

```You are referencing Ct[i+1] in the loop and it is not defined.  From
then on everything is NA.

On 9/19/06, Guenther, Cameron <Cameron.Guenther at myfwc.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I have a function here that I wrote but doesn't seem to work quite
> right.  Attached is the code.  In the calib funcion under the for loop
> Bt[i+2]<-(1-m)*Bt[i+1]+Rt[i]*Rerr-Ct[i+1] returns NA's for everything
> after years 1983 and 1984.  However the code works when it reads
> Bt[i+2]<-(1-m)*Bt[i+1]+Rt[i]*Rerr-Ct[i].  I don't quite understand why
> since it should be calculating all of the necessary inputs prior to
> calculating Bt[i+2].  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
> #Model parameters
> B0<-75000000
> m<-0.3
> R0<-B0*m
> z<-0.8
> a<-B0/R0*(1-(z-0.2)/(0.8*z))
> b<-(z-0.2)/(0.8*z*R0)
> dat<-data.frame(years=seq(1983,2004),cobs=c(19032324,19032324,17531618,2
> 0533029,20298099,20793744,23519369,23131780,19922247,17274513,17034419,1
> 2448318,4551585,4226451,7183688,7407924,7538366,7336039,8869193,7902341,
> 6369089,6211886))
> stdr<-runif(100,0,0.5)
> stdc<-runif(100,0,0.5)
> BC<-runif(1000,0,100)
>
>
> #model calibration
>
> calib<-function(x){
>  v<-sample(stdr,1)
>  cr<-sample(stdc,1)
>  N<-rnorm(1)
>  Bq<-sample(BC,1)
>  Rerr<-exp(N*v-(v^2/2))
>  Cerr<-exp(N*cr-(cr^2/2))
>  Bt<-vector();Bt=B0;Bt=B0
>  Rt<-vector()
>  Ct<-vector()
>  for (i in 1:length(x\$years)){
>  Ct[i]<-1/Bq*Bt[i]*Cerr
>  Rt[i]<-Bt[i]/(a+b*Bt[i])
>  Bt[i+2]<-(1-m)*Bt[i+1]+Rt[i]*Rerr-Ct[i+1]
>  }
>  out<-new.env()
>  out\$yr<-x\$years[1:length(x\$years)]
>  out\$Bt<-Bt[1:length(x\$years)]
>  out\$Rt<-Rt[1:length(x\$years)]
>  out\$Ct<-Ct[1:length(x\$years)]
>  out\$stdr<-v
>  out\$stdc<-cr
>  out\$Bq<-Bq
>  out\$Rerr<-Rerr
>  out\$Cerr<-Cerr
>  return(as.list(out))
>  }
>  test<-calib(dat)
>
>
>
> Cameron Guenther, Ph.D.
> Associate Research Scientist
> FWC/FWRI, Marine Fisheries Research
> 100 8th Avenue S.E.
> St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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> cameron.guenther at myfwc.com
>
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