[ADMB Users] profiling glitch: starting from MLE gives bad profile output
bbolker at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 12:02:32 PST 2012
On 12-12-07 02:32 PM, dave fournier wrote:
> On 12-12-07 11:28 AM, Ben Bolker wrote:
>> On 12-12-07 02:21 PM, dave fournier wrote:
> It is one of those trivial cases. If you add say -crit 1.e-7 to the
> line the problem will go away. More serious is why it is there. The
> gradient at the first function evaluation is already smaller than the
> convergence value so it never gets into the minimization routine so the
> variable that hold the best log-likelihood value never gets set. That
> should be fixed.
thanks for the workaround.
>> Does that mean "yes, I reproduced the problem on my system" ... ?
>> Looking back at my e-mail, I see that there were two explicit
>> * Does anyone have any insight into the following problem?
>> * Is there anything I can do to fix it [return status "1" when
>> profiling] ?
>> Maybe you were answering one of those questions instead?
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