[R] help pleaseeeeeeeee
jim holtman
jholtman at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 22:24:59 CET 2007
When I tried it on my Windows system, I executed the script at least
4 times in succession before I got the error:
> # time series
> x<-ts(c(-0.2052083,-0.3764986,-0.3762448,0.3740089,0.2737568,2.8235722,-
+ 1.7783313,0.2728676,-0.3273164),start=c(1978,3),frequency=4,end=c(1980,3))
>
> # ar function
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
>
> # call "ar" again and ............
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
>
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> res.ar
Call:
ar(x = x, aic = TRUE, demean = F)
Order selected 0 sigma^2 estimated as 1.482
> # time series
> x<-ts(c(-0.2052083,-0.3764986,-0.3762448,0.3740089,0.2737568,2.8235722,-
+ 1.7783313,0.2728676,-0.3273164),start=c(1978,3),frequency=4,end=c(1980,3))
>
> # ar function
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
Error in if (order > 0) coefs[order, 1:order] else numeric(0) :
missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed
In addition: Warning messages:
1: In log(var.pred) : NaNs produced
2: In if (order > 0) coefs[order, 1:order] else numeric(0) :
the condition has length > 1 and only the first element will be used
>
> # call "ar" again and ............
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
>
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> res.ar
Call:
ar(x = x, aic = TRUE, demean = F)
Order selected 0 sigma^2 estimated as 1.482
>
Maybe it has something to do with random numbers that might be used in
the computation.
On Nov 23, 2007 4:13 PM, Steven McKinney <smckinney at bccrc.ca> wrote:
> Hi Clara,
>
> Your example works fine on my Apple Mac running
> R 2.6.0.
>
> You should include the output of
> sessionInfo()
> so others will know what platorm you are working on.
>
> > # time series
> > x<-ts(c(-0.2052083,-0.3764986,-0.3762448,0.3740089,0.2737568,2.8235722,-
> + 1.7783313,0.2728676,-0.3273164),start=c(1978,3),frequency=4,end=c(1980,3))
> >
> > # ar function
> > res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> >
> > # call "ar" again and ............
> > res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> >
> > res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> > res.ar
>
> Call:
> ar(x = x, aic = TRUE, demean = F)
>
>
> Order selected 0 sigma^2 estimated as 1.482
> > res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> > res.ar
>
> Call:
> ar(x = x, aic = TRUE, demean = F)
>
>
> Order selected 0 sigma^2 estimated as 1.482
> > summary(res.ar)
> Length Class Mode
> order 1 -none- numeric
> ar 0 -none- numeric
> var.pred 1 -none- numeric
> x.mean 1 -none- numeric
> aic 10 -none- numeric
> n.used 1 -none- numeric
> order.max 1 -none- numeric
> partialacf 9 -none- numeric
> resid 9 ts numeric
> method 1 -none- character
> series 1 -none- character
> frequency 1 -none- numeric
> call 4 -none- call
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 2.6.0 (2007-10-03)
> powerpc-apple-darwin8.10.1
>
> locale:
> en_CA.UTF-8/en_CA.UTF-8/en_CA.UTF-8/C/en_CA.UTF-8/en_CA.UTF-8
>
> attached base packages:
> [1] splines stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
>
> other attached packages:
> [1] survival_2.34
>
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
> [1] tools_2.6.0
> >
>
>
>
> Steven McKinney
>
> Statistician
> Molecular Oncology and Breast Cancer Program
> British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
>
> email: smckinney +at+ bccrc +dot+ ca
>
> tel: 604-675-8000 x7561
>
> BCCRC
> Molecular Oncology
> 675 West 10th Ave, Floor 4
> Vancouver B.C.
> V5Z 1L3
> Canada
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org on behalf of Clara Cordeiro
> Sent: Fri 11/23/2007 7:38 AM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] help pleaseeeeeeeee
>
> Dears Sirs
>
> During my computational work I encountered unexpected behavior when calling
> "ar" function, namely
> # time series
> x<-ts(c(-0.2052083,-0.3764986,-0.3762448,0.3740089,0.2737568,2.8235722,-
> 1.7783313,0.2728676,-0.3273164),start=c(1978,3),frequency=4,end=c(1980,3))
>
> # ar function
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
>
> # call "ar" again and ............
> res.ar<-ar(x,aic=TRUE,demean=F)
> Error in if (order > 0) coefs[order, 1:order] else numeric(0) :
> missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed
> In addition: Warning messages:
> 1: In log(var.pred) : NaNs produced
> 2: In if (order > 0) coefs[order, 1:order] else numeric(0) :
> the condition has length > 1 and only the first element will be used
>
> For me it is mysterious why sometimes it works and others it does not,
> perhaps I am doing something wrong and stupid :-(
>
> If anyone had already had this problem could you please tell me how you have
> solved it?
>
> Thank you for your time.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Clara Cordeiro
>
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