eigenboot

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Description

A parametric bootstrap procedure evaluated at an envelope estimator of the submodel mean-value parameter vector τ that was obtained using reducing subspaces.

Usage

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  eigenboot(model, nboot, index, vectors, data, 
    quiet = FALSE, m = 100)

Arguments

model

An aster model object

nboot

The number of bootstrap iterations desired

index

The indices denoting which components of the canonical parameter vector are parameters of interest

vectors

The indices denoting which reducing subspace of inverse Fisher information is desired to construct envelope estimators

data

An asterdata object

quiet

A logical argument. If FALSE, the function displays how much time it takes to run m iterations

m

The length of the output interval

Details

This function implements the parametric bootstrap procedure given by the algorithm below with respect to the mean-value parameterization. This parametric bootstrap generates resamples from the distribution evaluated at an envelope estimator of τ. The user specifies which vectors are used in order to construct envelope estimators using the reducing subspace approach. When one is using a partial envelope then this function constructs envelope estimators of υ where we write τ = (γ^T,υ^T)^T and υ corresponds to aster model parameters of interest. In applications, candidate reducing subspaces are indices of eigenvectors of \widehat{Σ}_{υ,υ} where \widehat{Σ}_{υ,υ} is the part of \widehat{Σ} corresponding to our parameters of interest. When all of the components of τ are components of interest, then we write \widehat{Σ}_{υ,υ} = \widehat{Σ}. The algorithm is as follows:

  1. [1.] Fit the aster model to the data and obtain \hat{τ} = (\hat{γ}^T, \hat{υ}^T) and \widehat{Σ} from the aster model fit.

  2. [2.] Compute the envelope estimator of υ in the original sample, given as \hat{υ}_{env} = P_{\hat{G}}\hat{υ} where P_{\hat{G}} is the projection into the reducing subspace of \widehat{Σ}_{υ,υ} specified by vectors.

  3. [3.] Perform a parametric bootstrap by generating resamples from the distribution evaluated at \hat{υ}_{env}. For iteration b=1,...,B of the procedure:

    1. [(3a)] Compute \hat{υ}^{(b)} and \widehat{Σ}_{υ,υ}^{(b)} from the aster model fit to the resampled data.

    2. [(3b)] Obtain P_{\hat{G}}^{(b)} as done in Step 2.

    3. [(3c)] Store \hat{υ}_{env}^{(b)} = P_{\hat{G}}^{(b)}\hat{υ}^{(b)}.

A parametric bootstrap generating resamples from the distribution evaluated at the aster model MLE is also conducted by this function.

Value

u

The dimension of the envelope space assumed

table

A table of output. The first two columns display the envelope estimator and its bootstrapped standard error. The next two columns display the MLE and its bootstrapped standard error. The last column displays the ratio of the standard error for the bootstrapped envelope estimator to the standard error for the bootstrapped MLE.

S

The bootstrap estimator of the variability of the partial envelope estimator.

S2

The bootstrap estimator of the variability of the MLE.

env.boot.out

The realizations from the bootstrap procedure using envelope methodology.

MLE.boot.out

The realizations from the bootstrap procedure using maximum likelihood estimation.

References

Eck, D. J., Geyer, C. J., and Cook, R. D. (2016). Enveloping the aster model. \emph{in prep}.

Examples

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## Not run: set.seed(13)
library(envlpaster)
library(aster2)
data(simdata30nodes)
data <- simdata30nodes.asterdata
nnode <- length(vars)
xnew <- as.matrix(simdata30nodes[,c(1:nnode)])
m1 <- aster(xnew, root, pred, fam, modmat)
target <- 5:9
indices <- c(1,2,4,5)
u <- length(indices)
nboot <- 2000; timer <- nboot/2
bar <- eigenboot(m1, nboot = nboot, index = target, 
  u = u, vectors = indices, data = data, m = timer)
bar
## End(Not run)