Re: FW: [R] Random seed problem in MCMC coupling of chains

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Thu 09 Jun 2005 - 08:26:09 EST

On 6/8/05, Gorjanc Gregor <> wrote:
> And a last post from Paul Gilbert.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Gilbert []
> In your example it is important that you generate the same number of
> random numbers in each pass through the chain. If that is not the case
> then even with the setRNG utilities there is a subtle change that you
> are introducing.

Note that this is actually one of the advantages of the last solution I posted, namely the one with the chain list. It maintains the flow along each chain even if different chains use different number of calls to the random number generator. mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Thu Jun 09 08:30:04 2005

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