Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples
This function will create a control object CovControlMcd
containing the control parameters for CovMcd
1 2 
alpha 
numeric parameter controlling the size of the subsets
over which the determinant is minimized, i.e., 
nsamp 
number of subsets used for initial estimates or For 
scalefn 

maxcsteps 
maximal number of concentration steps in the deterministic MCD; should not be reached. 
seed 
starting value for random generator. Default is 
trace 
whether to print intermediate results. Default is 
use.correction 
whether to use finite sample correction factors.
Default is 
A CovControlMcd
object
Valentin Todorov [email protected]
Todorov V & Filzmoser P (2009), An Object Oriented Framework for Robust Multivariate Analysis. Journal of Statistical Software, 32(3), 1–47. URL http://www.jstatsoft.org/v32/i03/.
1 2 3 4 5 6  ## the following two statements are equivalent
ctrl1 < new("CovControlMcd", alpha=0.75)
ctrl2 < CovControlMcd(alpha=0.75)
data(hbk)
CovMcd(hbk, control=ctrl1)

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