BEAST v2.6.7 Documentation: beast.core.util.CompoundDistribution

BEASTObject that performs calculations based on the State.
Probabilistic representation that can produce a log probability for instance for running an MCMC chain.
Takes a collection of distributions, typically a number of likelihoods and priors and combines them into the compound of these distributions typically interpreted as the posterior.

Logable: yes, this can be used in a log.


distribution, useThreads, threads, ignore


type: beast.core.Distribution***
individual probability distributions, e.g. the likelihood and prior making up a posterior
Optional input


type: java.lang.Boolean
calculated the distributions in parallel using threads (default false)
Optional input. Default: false


type: java.lang.Integer
maximum number of threads to use, if less than 1 the number of threads in BeastMCMC is used (default -1)
Optional input. Default: -1


type: java.lang.Boolean
ignore all distributions and return 1 as distribution (default false)
Optional input. Default: false