# Initialization method for probabilities

### Description

Initialization method for probabilities

### Usage

1 | ```
init.p(topK, n, k, init.m = "p", init.w = 0)
``` |

### Arguments

`topK` |
A list of input lists, with items coded from 1 to |

`n` |
Total number of items |

`k` |
Length of target list |

`init.m` |
Initialization method, "p" point mass, "s" smooth, "cp" point mass using composite ranks, "cs" smooth using composite ranks |

`init.w` |
initialization weight |

### Value

A probability matrix

### Author(s)

Jie Ding <jding@jimmy.harvard.edu>

### References

Lin, S., Ding, J. (2009) Integration of Ranked Lists via Cross Entropy Monte Carlo with Applications to mRNA and microRNA Studies. Biometrics 65, 9-18.

### Examples

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