[ADMB Users] Integrating R and ADMB to generalize TPL files

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 09:54:09 PDT 2012

On 12-10-31 10:58 AM, dave fournier wrote:
> It is typical for R users that one would think that "most" models can be
> formulated using a structure like model.matrix.  In fact only the
> simplest small
> class of statistical models can be formulated this way. ADMB was
> developed to
> build the  nontrivial models which are far beyond R's capabilities.

  Of course.  But design matrices are a very powerful modeling tool, and
a component of more complex models.  Maybe not "most", but "many" -- and
for some users "most".


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