[R-sig-Geo] Robust estimation with INLA

Manuel Schneider manuel.schneider at agroscope.admin.ch
Thu Sep 3 10:50:17 CEST 2015

Lucy Mburu via R-sig-Geo <r-sig-geo <at> r-project.org> writes:

> Hi all,
> I am trying to fit a spatial model with INLA, but I need to 
> incorporate the weights of influential points. I have estimated the 
> weights after running a robust regression model and stored the list of 
> weights as a named vector. Is there a possibility for including this 
> vector into the call for slm.inla?

In standard inla you have to set
inla.setOption("enable.inla.argument.weights", TRUE)
You can then use the weights arument in inla(). Maybe that works similarly
in sim.inla. Always check carefully, as weighting can cause unwanted results.

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