samplesGet {BRugs} | R Documentation |

## Get settings used for calculations

### Description

These low level functions can be used to get information on settings of begin, end, and thinning of chains, as well as the number of the first/last chain of the stored sample.

### Usage

```
samplesGetBeg()
samplesGetEnd()
samplesGetThin()
samplesGetFirstChain()
samplesGetLastChain()
```

### Value

`samplesGetBeg`

returns the first iteration of the stored sample used for calculating statistics.

`samplesGetEnd`

returns the last iteration of the stored sample used for calculating statistics to end.

`samplesGetThin`

returns the thin parameter, see `samplesSetThin`

.

`samplesGetFirstChain`

returns the number of the first chain of the stored sample used for calculating statistics.

`samplesGetLastChain`

returns the number of the last chain of the stored sample used for calculating statistics.

### See Also

`samplesSetBeg`

, `BRugs`

, `help.WinBUGS`

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