[R] how to update a bugs-model from inside R using R2WinBUGS

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 18:31:09 CEST 2010

Frédéric Holzwarth <frederic.holzwarth <at> uni-leipzig.de> writes:

> Hello there,
> is there a way to update a model, which was called by "bugs()"? For 
> instance starting with few iterations and then updating more and more, 
> as is possible inside the WinBUGS-window. If set "debug=TRUE", then the 
> window remains open and updating is possible, but it is no longer 
> written into the R-object. Is it generally impossible?
> Thanks,
> Frederic

  As far as I know (not having checked carefully), it's impossible --
this is one of the advantages of JAGS/Rjags/R2jags.

  Ben Bolker

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