[ADMB Users] separable runs slower in Catch-at-Age model

H. Skaug hskaug at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 02:08:53 PST 2009


The user manual states that you should use SEPARABLE_FUNCTIONS in this
situation, not FUNCTION.
I have no idea what happens if you use FUNCTION.


On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Thorvaldur Gunnlaugsson <thg at hafro.is> wrote:
> At http://www.hafro.is/~thg/langtn/re/care/
> there are files caresnr.tpl and .dat
> where catch at age data (7x41) is simulated
> with errors in catch, recruitment and stock (i.e. M?).
> Random walk in F and Selection.
> Exactly the same model is fitted
> with all variables initialised to their true value.
> Random effects are N(age,year), F(year) and 50% Selection_age(year)
> When I change all the SEPARABLE_FUNCTIONS to just FUNCTION
> the run-time is slightly shorter.
> The run command is in file xrun on the directory.
>>uname -a is:
> Linux hafskip #1 SMP Wed Nov 4 00:02:04 EST 2009
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> 1.9GB memory.

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