[R] bic.logit

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 22 17:18:26 CET 2001

On 22 Feb 2001, Douglas Bates wrote:

> I have been contacted by a researcher who would like to use the
> bic.logit function (http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/S/bic.logit) for S-PLUS
> which applies Bayesian Model Averaging to variable selection for
> logistic regression.  I can see that the S-PLUS function uses a call
> to a Fortran "leaps" function, which does not seem to be available in
> R.
> Has this method or a similar method been ported to R?

I think the leaps package contains all the functionality of the Fortran
"leaps" function.  I have never quite got around to porting the bic.*
functions, but I have looked at the problem a few times and it didn't seem
that hard.


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