Dirichlet compound multinomial

  • Marcel

    Marcel - 2012-10-19


    I'm currently working with a Dirichlet multinomial model where I wish to integrate out the parameters of the multinomial model. This would be most efficient by having access to a Dirichlet compound multinomial distribution. Is there any chance this will ever become part of JAGS?

    Note: I meant to post this in the Help forum

    Last edit: Marcel 2012-10-19
  • Martyn Plummer

    Martyn Plummer - 2012-10-24

    We already have a Beta-Binomial distribution, so I suppose a Dirichlet-Multinomial could be a generalization of that.

  • Marcel

    Marcel - 2012-11-12

    Does this imply that the Dirichlet-Multinomial will be part of a future distribution?

    Last edit: Marcel 2012-11-12
  • Martyn Plummer

    Martyn Plummer - 2012-11-18

    It could be if you add a formal feature request (see the menu bar at the top of the page).


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