Predict without using the package


I have a brm model which I would like to use it for predictions in a system in my company. However, installing brms (actually rstan) is not an option.
Is there a way to make predictions using the model without loading the brms?

Thanks for your time.

If you just do brms::posterior_predict(...) it won’t actually load brms, just call the posterior_predict() function from brms, but I’m not sure if that’s what you’re looking for.

Is RStan’s GPL-3 license the problem? If so then you can use our new CmdStanR interface as the backend for brms instead of RStan (CmdStanR has a much more permissive BSD license).

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Actually I was looking for something that have been discussed here.
Thanks for your time.

Hi @Elef, does the linked discussion from your last post answer your question, or are you still looking for more information?