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AW: st: RE: set seed


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: RE: set seed
Date   Fri, 21 May 2010 09:23:20 +0200

<> 



Attachments are not allowed on the list, even though the server apparently
makes exceptions from this rule from time to time. Let`s just say that you
do -generate- random numbers with the -rnormal()- function in there, so the
-set seed- command does have at least some kind of effect...



HTH
Martin

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von sun samn
Gesendet: Freitag, 21. Mai 2010 08:28
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: RE: st: RE: set seed




Hello Martin,
   I attach the code for your reference. You can run it directly in stata
with 'xtpqml' installed.
Thanks,
samn 




> From: martin.weiss1@gmx.de
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: RE: set seed
> Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 23:06:33 +0200
> 
> 
> <>
> -set seed- is intended to make random number generation replicable. Where
is
> the random element in what you are trying to do? It would be better if you
> could provide your code so listers can see for themselves.
> 
> 
> HTH
> Martin
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of sun samn
> Sent: Donnerstag, 20. Mai 2010 22:13
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: set seed
> 
> 
> 
> Hello, there,
>      I do optimization ( actually is GMM). The calculation only works at
the
> seed of '110110'. Otherwise, I get the error message-the initial value not
> feasible. If under the seed of 110110,  no matter what initial values I
set,
> the value function does not converge--it ends at .914161. Does someone
help
> me out with this?
> Thanks a lot!
> 
> samn 
> 
> 
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