# R/calc_hpd_interval.R In tracerer: Tracer from R

#### Documented in calc_hpd_interval

```#' Calculate the Highest Probability Density of an MCMC trace that
#'   has its burn-in removed
#' @param proportion the proportion of numbers within the interval.
#'   For example, use 0.95 for a 95 percentage interval
#' @param trace a numeric vector of parameter estimates obtained from
#'   an MCMC run. Must have its burn-in removed
#' @return a numeric vector, with at index 1 the lower boundary of the
#'   interval, and at index 2 the upper boundary of the interval
#' @seealso
#'   a burn-in.
#'   The Java code that inspired this function can be found here:
#'   \url{https://github.com/beast-dev/beast-mcmc/blob/98705c59db65e4f406a420bbade949aeecfe05d0/src/dr/stats/DiscreteStatistics.java#L317} # nolint URLs can be long
#' @author The original Java version of the algorithm was from J. Heled,
#'   ported to R and adapted by RichÃ¨l J.C. Bilderbeek
#' @examples
#' estimates <- parse_beast_tracelog_file(
#'   get_tracerer_path("beast2_example_output.log")
#' )
#' tree_height_trace <- remove_burn_in(
#'   estimates\$TreeHeight,
#'   burn_in_fraction = 0.1
#' )
#'
#' # Values will be 0.453 and 1.816
#' calc_hpd_interval(tree_height_trace, proportion = 0.95)
#' @export
calc_hpd_interval <- function(trace, proportion = 0.95) {

trace <- sort(trace)
min_range <- Inf
hpd_index <- 0 + 1
diff <- as.integer((proportion * length(trace)) + 0.5)

for (i in seq(0 + 1, length(trace) - diff + 1)) {
min_value <- trace[i]
max_value <- trace[i + diff - 1]
range <- abs(max_value - min_value)
if (range < min_range) {
min_range <- range
hpd_index <- i
}
}

c(trace[hpd_index], trace[hpd_index + diff - 1])

}
```

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