# inst/doc/advanced.R In knockoff: The Knockoff Filter for Controlled Variable Selection

```## ---- results='hide', message=FALSE, warning=FALSE----------------------------
set.seed(1234)
library(knockoff)

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# Problem parameters
n = 1000         # number of observations
p = 1000         # number of variables
k = 60           # number of variables with nonzero coefficients
amplitude = 7.5  # signal amplitude (for noise level = 1)

# Generate the variables from a multivariate normal distribution
mu = rep(0,p)
rho = 0.10
Sigma = toeplitz(rho^(0:(p-1)))
X = matrix(rnorm(n*p),n) %*% chol(Sigma)

# Generate the response from a logistic model and encode it as a factor.
nonzero = sample(p, k)
beta = amplitude * (1:p %in% nonzero) / sqrt(n)
invlogit = function(x) exp(x) / (1+exp(x))
y.sample = function(x) rbinom(n, prob=invlogit(x %*% beta), size=1)
y = factor(y.sample(X), levels=c(0,1), labels=c("A","B"))

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X_k = create.gaussian(X, mu, Sigma)

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W = stat.glmnet_coefdiff(X, X_k, y, nfolds=10, family="binomial")

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thres = knockoff.threshold(W, fdr=0.2, offset=1)

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selected = which(W >= thres)
print(selected)

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fdp = function(selected) sum(beta[selected] == 0) / max(1, length(selected))
fdp(selected)

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# Optimize the parameters needed for generating Gaussian knockoffs,
# by solving an SDP to minimize correlations with the original variables.
# This calculation requires only the model parameters mu and Sigma,
# not the observed variables X. Therefore, there is no reason to perform it
# more than once for our simulation.

diag_s = create.solve_asdp(Sigma)

# Compute the fdp over 20 iterations
nIterations = 20
fdp_list = sapply(1:nIterations, function(it) {
# Run the knockoff filter manually, using the pre-computed value of diag_s
X_k = create.gaussian(X, mu, Sigma, diag_s=diag_s)
W = stat.glmnet_lambdasmax(X, X_k, y, family="binomial")
t = knockoff.threshold(W, fdr=0.2, offset=1)
selected = which(W >= t)
# Compute and store the fdp
fdp(selected)
})
# Estimate the FDR
mean(fdp_list)
```

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knockoff documentation built on July 2, 2020, 12:02 a.m.