[R] prior weights in binomial gam

From: Ernesto Jardim <ernesto_at_ipimar.pt>
Date: Wed 21 Jul 2004 - 01:43:01 EST


Hi,

I'm adjusting a binomial gam and I use the inverse variance of each proportion as weights in the gam function (it's a model for the sex ratio of hake).

My doubt is what are these weights doing ? I get a negative UBRE and if I use GCV the scale parameter is close to 0 ...

Regards

EJ



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