[R] BUGS and OS X

Tamas K Papp tpapp at Princeton.EDU
Wed Sep 15 20:29:07 CEST 2004

On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 02:21:18PM -0400, Liaw, Andy wrote:
> That's more of a question for the BUGS developers.  BUGS is not open source,
> so whatever binary is provided, that's all you can use.  If I'm not
> mistaken, WinBUGS is the only version under development.

I found something called JAGS, and I am still exploring it.  It
appears to be an open-source BUGS replacement, thought with

I was asking what software people would recommend for the same
functionality, not a drop-in replacement.  I am just baffled by the
bewildering array of R packages, and would be so happy if somebody
told me what THEY use for Bayesian analysis, so I could read the docs
and get started.  MCMC? Boa? etc.  Suggestions on how experienced
users do bayesian analysis in R would be welcome.



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