Re: R-alpha: glm

Bill Venables (wvenable@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au)
Fri, 24 May 1996 17:55:24 +0930


Date: Fri, 24 May 1996 17:55:24 +0930
Message-Id: <9605240825.AA08989@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
From: Bill Venables <wvenable@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
To: Jim Lindsey <jlindsey@luc.ac.be>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: glm
In-Reply-To: <9605240718.AA22100@alpha.luc.ac.be>

Jim Lindsey writes:
 > (1) I hope that I am not breaking my confidentiality agreement with NAG and
 >     RSS in sending the following code. Here is how GLIM4 tests for convergence
 >     (somewhat different than GLIM3.77):

I think the convergence criterion is OK, but John Nelder regarded
his method for obtaining initial values as a serious trade secret.

W.

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