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  • Dear All, I try to be a new user of R. I try to install the R ver 0.65.0 in my UNIX machine. The installation untill one point goes fine but when I run the make comand the program can find the X11 ...
    Stelios ZimerasStelios Zimeras
    Oct 12, 1999 at 1:55 pm
    Oct 29, 1999 at 9:52 pm
  • I'm trying to answer a question from a student about memory use in R (I won't go into the details right here). I have a really vague memory of having read a document, possibly by Venables or Ripley, ...
    Ben BolkerBen Bolker
    Oct 18, 1999 at 9:55 pm
    Oct 19, 1999 at 4:33 pm
  • 0.65.1, me thinks. Thanks. -- Brian D. Ripley, ripley at Professor of Applied Statistics, University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self) 1 South ...
    Prof Brian D RipleyProf Brian D Ripley
    Oct 8, 1999 at 9:05 am
    Oct 8, 1999 at 1:27 pm
  • Dear All, I am running R version 0.65.0 under a) Suse-Linux 6.1, and Suse-Linux 6.2, compiler gcc-2.95, CPUs pentium pro 200, 128MB, and pentium II 450, 128MB b) Solaris 5.7, compiler gcc-2.95, cpu ...
    Joerg KindermannJoerg Kindermann
    Oct 6, 1999 at 12:29 pm
    Oct 6, 1999 at 7:20 pm
  • Is there any logical reason why glm prints out the labels of factor levels after variable names when baseline contrasts (contr.treatment) are used but the codes for the levels when mean contrasts ...
    Jim LindseyJim Lindsey
    Oct 22, 1999 at 7:43 am
    Oct 23, 1999 at 12:46 am
  • I hope that someone has had a similar trouble and will be able to help us : We , have installed the R package in a Digital Workstation with 500Mb of RAM memory, running under Unix operating system ...
    Oct 21, 1999 at 3:54 pm
    Oct 22, 1999 at 8:48 am
  • Is there facility in R to read binary file? In Splus scan() has 'width=' argument and AsciiToInt() command to translate the binary data. Is there something similar in R? Thanks, -Yudi- ...
    Oct 18, 1999 at 12:34 pm
    Oct 19, 1999 at 8:19 am
  • Here is a nasty one: (0.65.1 on linux) Segmentation fault (core dumped) [ml at athome ml]$ Seems the bug is in errorcall(). yes, I know the syntax is wrong, but it is an easy mistake to make and it ...
    Michael LapsleyMichael Lapsley
    Oct 18, 1999 at 8:20 pm
    Oct 18, 1999 at 10:04 pm
  • Dear R-helpers, I wonder if I could impose upon you for forther assistance, this time with dataframes: hopefully this will be of general interest, as I personally have found them hard to get to grips ...
    Michael LapsleyMichael Lapsley
    Oct 13, 1999 at 12:21 am
    Oct 13, 1999 at 10:40 am
  • I want to make a picture of a cos wave grating (pattern of fuzzy stripes). First I try to make a plot of a cos wave: x<-seq(1:100) y<- 10*cos(2*pi*x*3/length(x)+0)+300 plot(x,y) That works fine. 3 ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 5, 1999 at 11:58 am
    Oct 5, 1999 at 1:37 pm
  • Dear R users, did anybody write a 2D wavelet module for R? Thanks. Armin Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Kya aap statooed hai? ...
    Armin S. A. RoehrlArmin S. A. Roehrl
    Oct 1, 1999 at 10:11 am
    Oct 1, 1999 at 2:47 pm
  • Is this a bug - If there is a break in the title of a plot ( with \n), the symbols or math is "broken"? for example: platform Windows arch x86 os Win32 system x86, Win32 status status.rev 0 major 0 ...
    Oct 26, 1999 at 4:59 pm
    Oct 26, 1999 at 5:42 pm
  • Dear All, In the title of a plot, I would like to mix greek letters with numbers, where the numbers are obtained from a particular function to a vector (e.g., max(x)); in each call, the value of this ...
    Ramon diaz-uriarteRamon diaz-uriarte
    Oct 23, 1999 at 7:49 pm
    Oct 25, 1999 at 7:26 am
  • Are the (SuSe 6.2) binaries for R-0.65.1 going to be released soon or should I go ahead compiling myself? (sorry for seeming lazy, but I'm not a good sys admin...) Agus Dr. Agustin Lobo Instituto de ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Oct 14, 1999 at 1:02 pm
    Oct 18, 1999 at 6:54 pm
  • Hi, I am wondering how to write a function which sorts a matrix by giving a vector of column numbers. Suppose we have a matrix (or data frame) "Mat" and I want to obtain order(Mat[,1], Mat[,3], ...
    Yuyun Jessie YangYuyun Jessie Yang
    Oct 13, 1999 at 5:11 pm
    Oct 17, 1999 at 4:37 pm
  • Is it possible to access data stored in microsoft access databases using R for windows or Linux? Thanks, Joel -- *************************** jallen at University of North Texas ...
    Joel AllenJoel Allen
    Oct 14, 1999 at 9:35 pm
    Oct 16, 1999 at 12:00 pm
  • Hi, I am starting tu use R on a linux environment (Red Hat 6.0), and when I tried to use library MASS, writting library(MASS) I got the following message: Error: dynamic library `MASS' not found Is ...
    Oct 14, 1999 at 12:38 pm
    Oct 14, 1999 at 2:30 pm
  • Dear Help desk, I have a model that I believe to be non linear. The relationship is something like: Response = Var1 + Var1^2 + Var1^3 Can I examine this relationship using glm or lm? However, glm or ...
    Oct 14, 1999 at 1:43 am
    Oct 14, 1999 at 6:58 am
  • Would anyone care to comment if this is the best solution to this problem? + if(grep(x,y)) + print("yes") else + print("NO") Error in if (grep(x, y)) print("yes") else print("NO") : missing value ...
    Michael LapsleyMichael Lapsley
    Oct 11, 1999 at 11:16 pm
    Oct 13, 1999 at 8:51 am
  • I want to enter a symmetric matrix containing distances for use in the cmdscale() metric scaling function. The matrix currently sits on a file in lower triangular form looking like this: 1 AWANUI ...
    Murray JorgensenMurray Jorgensen
    Oct 10, 1999 at 12:29 am
    Oct 11, 1999 at 6:46 am
  • Hi, after downloading I tried to install the package according to the instructions given in the INSTALL file. However, after some time an error occurred, I accumulated the error messages in the ...
    Dr. Gottfried OlbrichDr. Gottfried Olbrich
    Oct 27, 1999 at 2:39 pm
    Oct 27, 1999 at 3:24 pm
  • Hi there, This problem has been dogging me for a bit, and I'm trying to figure out why. When running the the subsets function in the leaps library, R is giving me the following error message Warning ...
    Pete St. OngePete St. Onge
    Oct 25, 1999 at 9:50 pm
    Oct 26, 1999 at 4:21 pm
  • I need to build R (we're currently at R version 0.64.0) for Solaris 2.5.1 on SunSPARC without using the and shared libraries. I'd like to use statically linked libraries ...
    Terry WestleyTerry Westley
    Oct 25, 1999 at 6:01 pm
    Oct 26, 1999 at 4:11 pm
  • Dear All, I was trying to follow some of the examples in Venables and Ripley "Modern applied ... with S-plus" I have downloaded a copy of the iris data set and loaded into R. : however I cannot use ...
    Clayton SpringerClayton Springer
    Oct 25, 1999 at 1:58 pm
    Oct 26, 1999 at 3:46 pm
  • Hi, It seems that there's a bug in summary, in the max. output... but max() alone works fine. ... [41] 1790 1380 1296 2745 798 2306 438649 1481 1559 2450 ... area Min. : 798 1st Qu.: 1349 Median ...
    Alvaro A. NovoAlvaro A. Novo
    Oct 19, 1999 at 4:41 am
    Oct 19, 1999 at 6:37 am
  • Some days ago a problem with perl under WinNT was reported, which lead to 22, I installed perl from the WindowsNt Recource Kit CD (Sept. 98) and encountered the same problem: Scan couldn't open the ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Oct 18, 1999 at 9:11 am
    Oct 18, 1999 at 5:19 pm
  • Hi, What is the correct form for currently citing R and R libraries in published articles? I haven't been able to find this in R FAQ. The only thing I can come up with so far is, R Development Core ...
    Peter HoPeter Ho
    Oct 14, 1999 at 2:16 pm
    Oct 14, 1999 at 5:06 pm
  • I was hit by ugly crashes of R, when I tried to read big data sets ("volcano"). So I looked into the code and found the following in character.c (triggered by substr()): I assume that the helper ...
    Thomas HoffmannThomas Hoffmann
    Oct 13, 1999 at 1:21 pm
    Oct 13, 1999 at 2:17 pm
  • Hello. I've dowloaded R-0.65.1 for WinNT/9X. And where is this "the file front-ends/readme" which describes R's ActiveX Automation ? In "readme" under "r-install path\" and FAQ for Win port, no ...
    Hisaji ONOHisaji ONO
    Oct 9, 1999 at 1:37 pm
    Oct 10, 1999 at 8:33 am
  • Dear R-Users, are there any ARIMA/GARCH-packages/functions for R? Best regards, M. Fischer -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read ...
    M. FischerM. Fischer
    Oct 7, 1999 at 8:35 am
    Oct 7, 1999 at 11:48 am
  • cancor Canonical Correlations cmdscale Classical (Metric) Multidimensional Scaling dist Distance Matrix Computation hclust Hierarchical Clustering kmeans K-Means Clustering prcomp Principal ...
    Oct 7, 1999 at 6:49 am
    Oct 7, 1999 at 8:34 am
  • I am trying to assign values to a vector (pvalue). Similar code works in C but not in R. What am I doing wrong? r <- pvalue <- 0 for(i in (1:(k-1))){ for(j in (i+1):k){ r <- r+1 tstat <- ...
    Peter B. MandevillePeter B. Mandeville
    Oct 5, 1999 at 4:34 am
    Oct 5, 1999 at 1:51 pm
  • Can anyone give advice how to interactively exchange data between R and SQL-Databases like DB2, ORACLE, MS-SQL-Server ? If the answer is: 'currently not', this would be information for me as well. I ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Oct 4, 1999 at 7:39 am
    Oct 5, 1999 at 9:49 am
  • I installed ESS but I can't figure out what needs to be set for it to recognise R. I gather it's something to do with .emacs file, but none of the help files seem to mention it. Like everything, it's ...
    Patrick ConnollyPatrick Connolly
    Oct 31, 1999 at 2:09 am
    Nov 1, 1999 at 9:03 am
  • I think filter function in ts library has a typo. Line 34 in filter.R reads if(NROW(init) != 1 && NROW(init) != nser) I guess it should be if(NCOL(init) != 1 && NCOL(init) != nser) Please let me ...
    Mehmet BalcilarMehmet Balcilar
    Oct 31, 1999 at 2:33 pm
    Oct 31, 1999 at 4:16 pm
  • I know that this general question has been asked before, but I have encountered a picky reviewer. In the 'standard' reference for R: R. Gentleman and R. Ihaka (1997). "The R language", In Proceedings ...
    Jim LemonJim Lemon
    Oct 25, 1999 at 11:14 am
    Oct 28, 1999 at 6:30 am
  • Some days ago I asked for general methods to access SQL-Databases. Thanks to: Terry Westley [twestley at], partha_bagchi at, F.Tusell [etptupaf at], Michael ...
    Jens Oehlschlägel-AkiyoshiJens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi
    Oct 25, 1999 at 6:09 pm
    Oct 25, 1999 at 9:53 pm
  • Dear R-help-ers (Currently running Version 0.65.1 Release (October 07, 1999) on Solaris 2.6) My problem has to do with updates of the R language. When I install a new version, I would like to just ...
    Jim Robison-CoxJim Robison-Cox
    Oct 25, 1999 at 5:33 pm
    Oct 25, 1999 at 5:54 pm
  • Hi, I've been trying to use several plotting routings that make use of S's par("uin"), the number of user units per inch. For the moment I've substituted all of the occurences of this with par.uin ...
    Gregory R. WarnesGregory R. Warnes
    Oct 22, 1999 at 5:29 pm
    Oct 25, 1999 at 2:58 pm
  • I have sort of an emergency question for the list. One of my professors for an S-Plus intensive class distributed a function to produce partial regression plots. I need to run it under R, because I'm ...
    Stephen R. LanielStephen R. Laniel
    Oct 21, 1999 at 4:44 am
    Oct 21, 1999 at 6:59 am
  • Help. I inadvertantly sent a private email to the list. Can someone stop the message? Michael Hart -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list ...
    Michael HARTMichael HART
    Oct 20, 1999 at 10:10 pm
    Oct 21, 1999 at 6:46 am
  • Dear R users, I just noticed that the function "dos.time" is no longer included with platform Windows arch x86 os Win32 system x86, Win32 status Release major 0 minor 65.1 year 1999 month October day ...
    Alan T. ArnholtAlan T. Arnholt
    Oct 19, 1999 at 12:35 pm
    Oct 19, 1999 at 2:56 pm
  • I have just finished a first rough cut of RODBC, a database connectivity addon. In theory it should allow access to any odbc compliant database for which the driver set is installed. On unix this ...
    Michael LapsleyMichael Lapsley
    Oct 16, 1999 at 8:56 pm
    Oct 19, 1999 at 11:47 am
  • So does mine, without any water... ;) -- O__ ---- Peter Dalgaard Blegdamsvej 3 c/ /'_ --- Dept. of Biostatistics 2200 Cph. N (*) \(*) -- University of Copenhagen Denmark Ph: (+45) 35327918 ...
    Peter Dalgaard BSAPeter Dalgaard BSA
    Oct 18, 1999 at 9:43 am
    Oct 18, 1999 at 12:02 pm
  • I am trying to use R on my computer. What are files that I need to run R properly? I appreciate your help. Douglas A. Kimble Design Engineer 767-200SF Payloads ...
    Kimble, Douglas AKimble, Douglas A
    Oct 14, 1999 at 2:29 pm
    Oct 14, 1999 at 4:18 pm
  • Hi R-help listers Is it possible to generate the probability densities for a GLM family member from the glm object? Prior.weights, y's, parameters, scale parameters are there but what about the \tau ...
    R.E. DarnellR.E. Darnell
    Oct 14, 1999 at 8:44 am
    Oct 14, 1999 at 9:02 am
  • Dear all R users I have been trying to plot a group of intervals by using the bottom code: col3 is just a column of 1500 floating point data. Unfortunately when i do the plot, the x-axis has some of ...
    Nikita AtkinsNikita Atkins
    Oct 13, 1999 at 2:05 am
    Oct 14, 1999 at 8:41 am
  • Dear Help desk, What is the difference between glm and lm in R? I am so sorry the help pages dont really help me much since they dont have description how R handles the two. Thanks Peppy ...
    Oct 14, 1999 at 1:49 am
    Oct 14, 1999 at 2:18 am
  • I have the following problem. Suppose I save the data from an experiment in the following way. There are 21 pairs of std and cf. Each pairing is an experimental condition, and 4 data values are ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 13, 1999 at 2:25 pm
    Oct 13, 1999 at 2:48 pm
  • (1) Thanks to Murray Jorgensen, we have discovered that there may be some problems if you install R for Windows in a path containing spaces. You should not experience problems if the shortcut used to ...
    Prof Brian RipleyProf Brian Ripley
    Oct 12, 1999 at 10:23 am
    Oct 12, 1999 at 2:13 pm
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