[R] initial values for alpha and beta in Gamma inverse

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Dec 3 08:46:20 CET 2010

See the 'start' argument to glm().  (You have not told us what most of 
the words in your subject line mean, and I've guessed that c(alpha, 
beta) are the coefficients in the linear predictor.)

On Thu, 2 Dec 2010, Rosario Garcia Gil wrote:

> Hello
> I am trying to fit a model using glm function with 
> family=Gamma(link="inverse").
> Is it possible to give initial values, and how? I tried to search 
> for info but not managed to get any answer.
> Kind regards and thanks in advance.
> Rosario
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