waic.brmsfit {brms} | R Documentation |
Compute the widely applicable information criterion (WAIC)
based on the posterior likelihood using the loo package.
For more details see waic
.
## S3 method for class 'brmsfit' waic( x, ..., compare = TRUE, resp = NULL, pointwise = FALSE, model_names = NULL )
x |
A |
... |
More |
compare |
A flag indicating if the information criteria
of the models should be compared to each other
via |
resp |
Optional names of response variables. If specified, predictions are performed only for the specified response variables. |
pointwise |
A flag indicating whether to compute the full
log-likelihood matrix at once or separately for each observation.
The latter approach is usually considerably slower but
requires much less working memory. Accordingly, if one runs
into memory issues, |
model_names |
If |
See loo_compare
for details on model comparisons.
For brmsfit
objects, WAIC
is an alias of waic
.
Use method add_criterion
to store
information criteria in the fitted model object for later usage.
If just one object is provided, an object of class loo
.
If multiple objects are provided, an object of class loolist
.
Vehtari, A., Gelman, A., & Gabry J. (2016). Practical Bayesian model evaluation using leave-one-out cross-validation and WAIC. In Statistics and Computing, doi:10.1007/s11222-016-9696-4. arXiv preprint arXiv:1507.04544.
Gelman, A., Hwang, J., & Vehtari, A. (2014). Understanding predictive information criteria for Bayesian models. Statistics and Computing, 24, 997-1016.
Watanabe, S. (2010). Asymptotic equivalence of Bayes cross validation and widely applicable information criterion in singular learning theory. The Journal of Machine Learning Research, 11, 3571-3594.
## Not run: # model with population-level effects only fit1 <- brm(rating ~ treat + period + carry, data = inhaler) (waic1 <- waic(fit1)) # model with an additional varying intercept for subjects fit2 <- brm(rating ~ treat + period + carry + (1|subject), data = inhaler) (waic2 <- waic(fit2)) # compare both models loo_compare(waic1, waic2) ## End(Not run)