thin {Bolstad2}R Documentation

Thin an MCMC sample

Description

Thins the output from an MCMC process

Usage

thin(x, k)

Arguments

x

A vector, matrix or data.frame containing output from an MCMC sampling scheme

k

An integer. This function takes every kth element from x

Details

Note this function does not check to see if k is sensible.

Value

A thinned vector, matrix or data frame containing every kth element of x.

Examples

## A blockwise Metropolis-Hastings chain of 1000 elements, thinned to
## 5th element
##

MCMCSampleBW <- bivnormMH(0.9, type = 'block')
MCMCSampleBW <- thin(MCMCSampleBW, 5)

[Package Bolstad2 version 1.0-28 Index]