Re: [Rd] Numerics behind splineDesign

From: peter dalgaard <pdalgd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2012 15:39:47 +0200

On Jul 31, 2012, at 15:46 , Bert Gunter wrote:

> Well, I would first check the references given in the Help file!.
> That's what they're for, no? Hastie's book is likely to more complete
> on the algebra, I think.
>
> You might also be interested in the relevant chapters of Friedman,
> Hastie, et. al "The Elements of Statistical Learning Theory," which
> might be a gentler exposition of the math.
>
> Of course, the code (or a suitable exposition of it, which may not
> exist) is the ultimate reference.

Also check out the various web resources (Google for basis spline or B-spline). I don't recall the white book chapter, but it might be a little short on the algebraic details. Another Google point is "de Boor".

>
> -- Bert
>
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 6:25 AM, Ben Bolker <bbolker_at_gmail.com> wrote:

>> Nathaniel Smith <njs <at> pobox.com> writes:
>> 
>>> I find myself needing to be able to reproduce the spline bases that R
>>> computes when using ns() and bs() -- but without using R. Before I go
>>> diving headfirst into the C code in
>>> ./src/library/splines/src/splines.c, are there any simpler references
>>> anyone might recommend?
>> 
>> [snip]
>> 
>>  Some of this stuff *might* be in the "White Book" (Statistical
>> Models in S, ed Chambers & Hastie (esp. chapter 7?)
>> 
>>  Ben Bolker
>> 
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