Conditional Autoregressive Family

Description

A function used in the hglm package which extends the usage of the CAR family.

Usage

1
CAR(D, link = "identity", link.rand.disp = "inverse")

Arguments

D

the D matrix of the Markov Random Field model.

link

the link function for the random effects.

link.rand.disp

the link function for the random effects dispersion parameter.

Value

Output specific for hglm fit, including eigen values and vectors of D.

References

Moudud Alam, Lars Ronnegard, Xia Shen (2014). Fitting conditional and simultaneous autoregressive spatial models in hglm. Submitted.