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  • Appology in advance if this has been asked and answered. I am getting different answers using Fisher's exact test in the package ctest. For example: x_cbind(c(8, 22), c(31, 29)) fisher.test(x) ...
    Feb 12, 1999 at 8:01 pm
    Feb 17, 1999 at 3:57 pm
  • I would like to be a new R user but I have hit a major road block at the start: After installing the rw0632 on NT4, Rterm and Rgui both crash. Running RTerm under gdb gives ... R : Copyright 1999, ...
    Karl M. SyringKarl M. Syring
    Feb 17, 1999 at 12:14 pm
    Feb 20, 1999 at 9:31 am
  • Dear R users, That's probably a silly question even for a newbie but : Is it possible to assign variable prices as variable names ? For instance, would something like the following work : for (i in ...
    Konstantinos Euripides VorloouKonstantinos Euripides Vorloou
    Feb 17, 1999 at 5:07 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 7:30 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Feb 2, 1999 at 8:11 am
    Feb 3, 1999 at 8:39 am
  • I have huge problems to get additional packages working with rw0632. After copying the ctest package to library, I can do a bartlett.test Bartlett Test for Homogeneity of Variances binom.test Exact ...
    Karl M. SyringKarl M. Syring
    Feb 25, 1999 at 1:40 pm
    Feb 27, 1999 at 4:07 pm
  • Greetings, I am trying to install R (0.63.2) on a Digital Unix 4.0b Alpha Server 2100A using gcc 2.8.1 and f77 v It seems to compile OK. However, when I try to run R I get the following ...
    Alan T. ArnholtAlan T. Arnholt
    Feb 11, 1999 at 7:43 pm
    Feb 12, 1999 at 1:06 pm
  • If you start Rterm/Rgui from the cmd (NT4.4) command line, the .Rhistory and .RData files are created/used in the current directory. I think, R should honor HOME or even the USERPROFILE variable ...
    Karl M. SyringKarl M. Syring
    Feb 23, 1999 at 11:09 am
    Feb 23, 1999 at 2:42 pm
  • In plot() I can get greek symbols into text items without trouble. However, some of the same commands don't work as I would expect with hist(). See the example below. Error: Object "rho" not found ...
    Alex BuerkleAlex Buerkle
    Feb 18, 1999 at 4:01 pm
    Feb 18, 1999 at 10:11 pm
  • Hi all, The systems guys here in the stat dept don't seem to be able to compile R on the Dec Alphas or on the SGIs. Can anyone give them a hand? -Greg ...
    Gregory R. WarnesGregory R. Warnes
    Feb 9, 1999 at 8:12 pm
    Feb 10, 1999 at 2:20 pm
  • Dear All, R keeps crashing when I use fisher.test . I'm using it on 2 x c (where c varies from 2 to 7) table, the total number of counts is 918. It does work with some of the categorisations of the ...
    Simon BondSimon Bond
    Feb 18, 1999 at 1:37 pm
    Feb 18, 1999 at 10:28 pm
  • This is a minor question, but is there any difference between the two objects fred <- structure(1:10, dim = c(2,5)) and fred <- structure(1:10, .Dim = c(2,5)) Should I be using one rather than the ...
    Jonathan RougierJonathan Rougier
    Feb 17, 1999 at 3:01 pm
    Feb 17, 1999 at 7:36 pm
  • Just a point about plotting and abline with a dotted grid. Try this for size: eh<-function (mx, my, line='dotted') { x <- c(0, mx) y <- c(0, my) plot(x, y, "l") abline(v = seq(0, mx, 10), h = seq(0, ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 3, 1999 at 1:38 pm
    Feb 3, 1999 at 8:01 pm
  • Dear all, I am currently trying to draw some barplots. I have positive and negative values in my columns and I would like the positive values to be stacked on top of each other in the positive and ...
    Lorenz GygaxLorenz Gygax
    Feb 25, 1999 at 10:26 am
    Feb 25, 1999 at 5:09 pm
  • Once you hae in stalled Guido's NT port of R it is nice and easy to install the add-on packages too. However, it would be nice to have links to the documentation of the functions in all the packages ...
    Bendix CarstensenBendix Carstensen
    Feb 25, 1999 at 10:00 am
    Feb 25, 1999 at 4:23 pm
  • I'm looking for some help in getting R to compile on Sunos. We run a collection of Sunos and Solaris machines in the department here. I got to compile on Solaris 2.5.1 using gcc On my Sunos ...
    Feb 24, 1999 at 3:24 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 8:07 pm
  • [1] FALSE # ditto The above functions work correctly for R compiled with gcc and g77 on an Irix 6.2 system. The Irix 6.5 release notes explain that the test (x!=x) will be compiled to "false" unless ...
    George WhiteGeorge White
    Feb 17, 1999 at 8:31 pm
    Feb 18, 1999 at 12:12 pm
  • As an electrical engineer, I am devastated to find "solve" will not find the inverse of a complex matrix (using rw0632b). Is there any workaround or hope? Thanks ...
    John PetersJohn Peters
    Feb 15, 1999 at 11:05 pm
    Feb 16, 1999 at 8:24 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Feb 8, 1999 at 11:31 am
    Feb 8, 1999 at 2:00 pm
  • Correction, _you_ expect! Very few computer programs do that. You cannot `require' two digits by options(digits=2): ?options says digits: controls the number of digits to print when print- ing ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Feb 26, 1999 at 11:22 am
    Feb 28, 1999 at 12:07 am
  • I'm using Borland C++ for windows version 4.51 to export functions in a dll to R but i've encountered the following problems -- R crashes when function has more than one parameter -- Array subscripts ...
    James PigottJames Pigott
    Feb 23, 1999 at 8:45 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 11:18 pm
  • Is there an easy way (or any way) to determine the size of all the objects in an R workspace. I know that "dim" will work on matrices, "length" will work on lists, but what gives the size of a ...
    Michael MeyerMichael Meyer
    Feb 22, 1999 at 4:50 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 4:09 am
  • Following my message re the smoothing library, I haven't found a gam() function yet. Is it hidden somewhere in one of the libraries of has it yet to be written? John ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 19, 1999 at 9:29 am
    Feb 19, 1999 at 5:21 pm
  • Is the following behaviour of tapply not disappointing? Problem with tapply occurs when dealing with na.rm when an argument additional to na.rm is sent to the applied function (here quantile). Any ...
    Philippe LambertPhilippe Lambert
    Feb 19, 1999 at 3:16 pm
    Feb 19, 1999 at 4:02 pm
  • Has Bowman and Azzalini's sm library been ported to R yet (goes with Appied smoothing techniques for data analysis book)? I had a quick go but got tied up at a silly stage of ignorance caused I think ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 18, 1999 at 5:57 pm
    Feb 19, 1999 at 9:57 am
  • Does anyone have any R (or S) tutorial, mini manual etc. <in Spanish that would like to share. I would like to give some "starting point" documentation to students that have difficulties in reading ...
    Victor MorenoVictor Moreno
    Feb 16, 1999 at 9:39 am
    Feb 16, 1999 at 11:41 pm
  • On some systems (alpha), tick marks don't appear on plots. The easiest way to see the problem is something like: The problem is in X11_Line(...) from .../src/unix/devX11.c, which is so short I've ...
    George WhiteGeorge White
    Feb 16, 1999 at 3:52 pm
    Feb 16, 1999 at 4:27 pm
  • Dear all, in a current project I have a pretty huge .Rdata. Thus I was working with R --vsize 100 --nsize 1000000. Today when I tried to restart R I get the following error message: Error: a read ...
    Lorenz GygaxLorenz Gygax
    Feb 15, 1999 at 7:58 am
    Feb 15, 1999 at 2:32 pm
  • Dear all, I have recently installed R0.63.2. under Win95. and with it a number of contributed packages. The instructions for adding packages was to unzip the files into the "directory ...
    Peter HoPeter Ho
    Feb 15, 1999 at 11:00 am
    Feb 15, 1999 at 11:49 am
  • I have tried to compile R-0.63.2 for Linux Red Hat 5.0. It seems to have worked well until the last step 'make install' I get the following messages make[2]: Entering directory ...
    Moshe SegalMoshe Segal
    Feb 13, 1999 at 8:00 pm
    Feb 14, 1999 at 9:31 pm
  • Despite searching (no doubt in the wrong place) I can't seem to find simple things like the linear predictor or deviance residuals from the glm() function. Obviously it is possible to code particular ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 11, 1999 at 4:59 pm
    Feb 11, 1999 at 5:53 pm
  • Hello! Help! How to create subscripts in text() ? Could not find an example nor could I guess it. Thank you! Detlef Detlef Steuer Universitaet Dortmund /////// LS Computergestuetzte Statistik U N I D ...
    Dipl.-Stat. Detlef SteuerDipl.-Stat. Detlef Steuer
    Feb 10, 1999 at 2:20 pm
    Feb 10, 1999 at 2:22 pm
  • Dear R users, I have the following problem: I have a table in ASCII-format, separated with commas. I can read it as long as no field contains a comma itself. If one does, read.table doesn't function ...
    Peter HolzerPeter Holzer
    Feb 10, 1999 at 9:06 am
    Feb 10, 1999 at 9:35 am
  • Has anybody written or located a robust verion of Var(X)? Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help ...
    Peter ridallPeter ridall
    Feb 9, 1999 at 11:24 pm
    Feb 10, 1999 at 7:27 am
  • Two questions: I have a lot of data for which the last of each of the repeated individual obserations is censored. Apart from the suite in survival, which seems to be very complex to a new R user, is ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 2, 1999 at 10:23 am
    Feb 3, 1999 at 7:39 am
  • Hi all, I am using rw0632b on Win95 machine. When printing plots (both, as saved *.gif, and copied through clipboard) I get pretty low resolution. Can be the graphics resolution paramatrized in some ...
    Zdenek SkalaZdenek Skala
    Feb 1, 1999 at 11:07 am
    Feb 1, 1999 at 5:23 pm
  • Dear all, can you tell me why in the following boxplot (gs.spe, names.x= spec.abbr, ylab= "", xlab= "species", yaxt= "n", xaxt= "n", cex.axis= 2) yaxt, xaxt and cex.axis has no effect? Even if I ...
    Lorenz GygaxLorenz Gygax
    Feb 26, 1999 at 10:03 am
    Feb 26, 1999 at 10:03 am
  • When you require 2 digits you expect to find 5.96 printed as 6.0, i.e. a number somewhere between 5.95 and 6.04999999999999. This is apparently not always the case for R. Why does 0 have a special ...
    Bendix CarstensenBendix Carstensen
    Feb 26, 1999 at 9:59 am
    Feb 26, 1999 at 9:59 am
  • Hi R-users, Did someone know how to extend the "pairs" functionality to any kind of graphics? Have a good day. CT A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: cwu.vcf Type: text/x-vcard Size: 98 bytes ...
    Chi-tsung WuChi-tsung Wu
    Feb 25, 1999 at 4:14 am
    Feb 25, 1999 at 4:14 am
  • Is there a reason why cook.distance(lm(model)) gives a different answer to glm.diag(glm(model))$cook glm.diag is in boot and the difference is a ratio of about 0.8. Comparison with GLIM (the Gold ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 24, 1999 at 2:59 pm
    Feb 24, 1999 at 2:59 pm
  • The data that I am analysing is stored in a mysql database on a linux system. I am currently extracting this data to a text file and then analysing it with R. Is there some way of implementing an ...
    Richard PiperRichard Piper
    Feb 20, 1999 at 10:23 am
    Feb 20, 1999 at 10:23 am
  • I am trying to place a multi-line text in a plot. R-0.63.2 on Linux however writes only the first line. Example given below. R : Copyright 1999, The R Development Core Team Version 0.63.2 (January ...
    Ennapadam VenkatramanEnnapadam Venkatraman
    Feb 18, 1999 at 5:31 pm
    Feb 18, 1999 at 5:31 pm
  • Some time ago, I asked on this list, if it is possible to use C++ libraries under R. In fact this seems to be very easy (at least under Redhat 5.2, egcs C++): e.g. Suppose we have a library ...
    Adrian TraplettiAdrian Trapletti
    Feb 18, 1999 at 1:19 pm
    Feb 18, 1999 at 1:19 pm
  • I don't know if this has already been done, but anyway ... I'm hooked on R (and I'm only a newbie ... :-) . Would it be a good idea to have an introductory article about R in Linux Journal? I'm ...
    Andy ElveyAndy Elvey
    Feb 17, 1999 at 9:47 pm
    Feb 17, 1999 at 9:47 pm
  • I'm using NT 4, service pack 3, and running rjune.exe, dated 23/9/98. This works fine when I'm logged in as administrator, but when a user logs in, R fails with the message 'memory problem'. I assume ...
    Couchman, M.E.Couchman, M.E.
    Feb 15, 1999 at 12:04 pm
    Feb 15, 1999 at 12:04 pm
  • Josef, One easy way is to use "read.table" to create a data frame. For example, if you have an ASCII file of the following format: subject,sex,height,weight,age 001,M,183,72,53 002,F,167,55,28 .. ...
    Jim LemonJim Lemon
    Feb 10, 1999 at 11:13 am
    Feb 10, 1999 at 11:13 am
  • Hello All I am new to R and was hoping someone would have an easy method to follow for creating my own data objects. Such that my ASCII data can be converted into a format that I could use with R. I ...
    Josef BohartJosef Bohart
    Feb 10, 1999 at 1:36 am
    Feb 10, 1999 at 1:36 am
  • Hi Apart from nlm() with the stepmax= argument, is there any other 1 dimensional minimisation function where I can limit the step size dynamically. With the NAG routine E04NBF (I think) I used to ...
    John LogsdonJohn Logsdon
    Feb 8, 1999 at 5:02 pm
    Feb 8, 1999 at 5:02 pm
  • Is it possible to get - ticks - tick labels (numeric value of each tick) - axis labels (x, y, z) on a persp plot? If so, please tell me how. If not, it would be nice to be able to do it! (At a ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Feb 8, 1999 at 4:29 pm
    Feb 8, 1999 at 4:29 pm
  • Hum, sounds like the problem is on my end, although I don't know what it would be. I'll try playing around with the R and gs settings some more. Thanks for all the help. BK ...
    Brian KurotsuchiBrian Kurotsuchi
    Feb 7, 1999 at 6:58 am
    Feb 7, 1999 at 6:58 am
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    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Feb 4, 1999 at 9:29 am
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