logdet: Returns the log determinant for a symmetric positive definite...

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s)

View source: R/gev.R

Description

This internal function returns the log determinant of a positive definite matrix by using the trace of a the Cholesky trick. Its way faster than what you find in base.

Usage

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logdet(A)

Arguments

A

A symmetric positive definite matrix.

Value

A scalar giving the log determinant of A

Author(s)

Alex Lenkoski <[email protected]>


spatial.gev.bma documentation built on May 29, 2017, 9:10 a.m.