Posts Tagged ‘ Pima Indians ’

Vanilla Rao-Blackwellisation [re]revised

May 31, 2010
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$Vanilla Rao-Blackwellisation [re]revised$

Although the revision is quite minor, it took us two months to complete from the time I received the news in the Atlanta airport lounge… The vanilla Rao-Blackwellisation paper with Randal Douc has thus been resubmitted to the Annals of Statistics. And rearXived. The only significant change is the inclusion of two tables detailing computing

pimax(mcsm)

May 12, 2010
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The function pimax from our package mcsm is used in to reproduce Figure 5.11 of our book Introducing Monte Carlo Methods with R. (The name comes from using the Pima Indian R benchmark as the reference dataset.) I got this email from Josué I ran the ‘pimax’ example from the mcsm manual, and it gave