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Wings for NONMEM version 700 (beta support for NONMEM 7 beta)

From: Nick Holford <n.holford>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 12:31:09 +0200


I have uploaded a new version of Wings for NONMEM (version 700) to

Version 700 is designed to work with NONMEM 7 beta. Changes have been
made to cope with modifications to the NONMEM 7 output listing. Note
that this version has been modified for use with NONMEM 7 beta and will
not work with NONMEM VI or NONMEM V.

Some changes have been made to the WFN output e.g. to show the empirical
Bayes estimate based diagnostics (ETA and EPS shrinkage) and more
comprehensive information about timing.

There is support for the new feature of multiple sequential $EST steps
in the same problem. Please check your WFN output carefully to see it
matches your expectations. I have not been able to test all possible

The default output for standard errors of OMEGA and SIGMA is still to to
report the relative standard error as OMEGA:se% and SIGMA:se%. This is
obtained by dividing the standard error by NONMEM’s estimate of the
variance of OMEGA or SIGMA. An alternative output with an approximation
to the relative standard error of the sqrt(variance) of OMEGA and SIGMA
can be obtained by setting the environment variable /nmraw/ to include
the characters “SD” e.g.

set nmraw=SD

(Thanks to Yaning Wang for suggesting this option).

There is also a WFN Version 614 for use with NONMEM VI which includes
some minor bug fixes.

Please let me know if/when you discover bugs.


Nick Holford, Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
University of Auckland, 85 Park Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
mobile: +33 64 271-6369 (Apr 6-Jul 17 2009)

Received on Tue Jun 02 2009 - 06:31:09 EDT

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