In the cmdStan guide it says
The id value makes sure that a non-overlapping set of random numbers are used for each chain. Which is why I use the
id setting when running multiple chains.
Recently I have begun using the
init option that allows the user to input and initial guess/starting point.
But the statistics of my four chains throughout the warm-up period are suspiciously similar. Is this the correct way to go about using
Additional question: Can I use a different
seed for each chain and ignore
Thanks in advance!