Re: R-alpha: glm

Ross Ihaka (ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz)
Mon, 27 May 1996 16:56:56 +1200


Date: Mon, 27 May 1996 16:56:56 +1200
From: Ross Ihaka <ihaka@stat.auckland.ac.nz>
Message-Id: <199605270456.QAA16139@stat.auckland.ac.nz>
To: Bill Venables <wvenable@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: glm
In-Reply-To: <9605240825.AA08989@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>
 <9605240825.AA08989@attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au>

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

[Wipes the vomit from his keyboard]: 

So much for collegiality and free exchange of ideas.  Lets have him
drummed out of the academy ... :-)
	Ross
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