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  • Hi there, I'm using R1.0.1 Windows 98. This file contains some inputs and an aov function code. Can someone check it for me? Somehow I got completely different answer when typing them in R and in ...
    Ko-Kang WangKo-Kang Wang
    Apr 30, 2000 at 11:56 am
    May 3, 2000 at 10:40 am
  • Dear people, 1) I have a data frame with named columns.For concreteness, let us say that I created a data frame from the vectors fee, fi fo, fum by giant.df <- cbind(fee, fi, fo, fum) Now, some of ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Apr 20, 2000 at 12:07 am
    Apr 24, 2000 at 3:37 pm
  • Sorry if this bug is fixed in the meantime, but what is this?? [,1] [,2] [,3] [1,] 1 2 1 [2,] 0 2 0 [3,] 1 2 1 $values [1] 2 2 0 $vectors [,1] [,2] [,3] [1,] -4.194304e+06 0.7071068 -0.7071068 [2,] ...
    Christian HennigChristian Hennig
    Apr 12, 2000 at 3:36 pm
    Apr 13, 2000 at 2:57 pm
  • I would like to know if a MetaPost device is available or in the plans. A search MetaPost in the documents and list archives did not turn up anything. [I would prefer to use MetaPost when the ...
    Vidhyanath RaoVidhyanath Rao
    Apr 6, 2000 at 2:55 pm
    Apr 10, 2000 at 9:12 am
  • I haven't found a function that directly calculates the matrix inverse, does it exist? Otherwise what would be the fastest way to do it? Patrik Waldmann ...
    Patrik WaldmannPatrik Waldmann
    Apr 28, 2000 at 4:19 pm
    May 1, 2000 at 6:22 pm
  • Dear people, I've spent some time trying to find a simple way to do the following. I can certainly think of complicated ways to do it... I have a data set of 99 columns and 2000 rows. Each row ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Apr 27, 2000 at 2:38 am
    Apr 28, 2000 at 7:21 am
  • i am trying to compile xgobi ob my solaris box, but i don't have /usr/ccs/bin/cc installed is there a makefile for building xgobi on solaris with gcc? please answer directly to ma also, since i am ...
    Erich NeuwirthErich Neuwirth
    Apr 10, 2000 at 12:14 pm
    Apr 12, 2000 at 10:20 am
  • Hi all, I'm trying to invoke R from a perl program, using R BATCH. My original R program wrote an output to a file and plotted a graph. I'm having problems with the following three things: 1) To get ...
    Shai Shen-OrrShai Shen-Orr
    Apr 5, 2000 at 9:03 pm
    Apr 6, 2000 at 5:17 pm
  • Hi, I am sorry to say, I do not know where the 'morley.dat' is that is mentioned as the sample data for the sample session on page 80 of Appendix A in the Introduction to R book. If you could get ...
    Stephen ArthurStephen Arthur
    Apr 25, 2000 at 9:17 pm
    Apr 26, 2000 at 9:05 pm
  • R community, I am having trouble adding Greek symbols to a plot. I want to mix Roman text and Greek -- but they keep fighting! Pseudo code for what I want: [Greek] gamma [subscript]1 = [Roman] ...
    niels Wallerniels Waller
    Apr 3, 2000 at 7:09 pm
    Apr 17, 2000 at 11:51 pm
  • i just installed the xgobi interrface, and this is what i get when i try to run the example things don't work what am i doing wrong? p.s.: xgobi is installed and works ...
    Erich NeuwirthErich Neuwirth
    Apr 11, 2000 at 11:02 am
    Apr 11, 2000 at 5:10 pm
  • Sorry, I pasted the wrong file in earlier... this is the correct one: pValCalculator(b, n , m ) { ind <- 1:min(c(n,m)) prob <- (1-pnorm(b,sd=std*sqrt(ind))) prob1 <- sum((n-ind+1)*(m-ind+1)*prob) ...
    Shai Shen-OrrShai Shen-Orr
    Apr 5, 2000 at 5:39 pm
    Apr 7, 2000 at 5:31 pm
  • Howdy! I'm a clinical psychologist desperately trying to get rid of SPSS. I just discovered R and like it quite a lot. The main reason why we're still using SPSS is the hierarchical regression where ...
    Ragnar BeerRagnar Beer
    Apr 4, 2000 at 9:26 am
    Apr 4, 2000 at 12:06 pm
  • I have been using the following method to create L(x,t) x<-seq(1,66) time<-seq(1,19) v0<-.01 f0<-function(x,time) .45*cos(2*pi*3*x/66+v0*time) L0<-outer(x,time,f0) If I do image(L0) I get an x,t plot ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Apr 28, 2000 at 10:33 am
    May 4, 2000 at 9:25 am
  • Good day: Let's say that I have a data frame in S-Plus 2000 (Win98 version). I want to use the same data frame with R on another computer. Questions: 1) Can R read S-Plus data frames? Can S-Plus 2000 ...
    Edward J. CzilliEdward J. Czilli
    Apr 29, 2000 at 2:20 pm
    Apr 29, 2000 at 5:03 pm
  • I have a list of dataframes, and want to apply a function to subsets of the rows of each dataframe. It seemed natural to write a function that takes a dataframe as an argument, and uses 'by() within ...
    Setzer WoodrowSetzer Woodrow
    Apr 28, 2000 at 5:06 pm
    Apr 28, 2000 at 6:08 pm
  • To keep track of an ongoing programming project, I would like to dump all my functions to individual ASCII files named xxx.R, yyy.R, etc. Presently I do so manually in order to use RCS (on a Linux ...
    F.TusellF.Tusell
    Apr 28, 2000 at 1:21 pm
    Apr 28, 2000 at 2:32 pm
  • Howdy, is there a simple way to get beta weights from lm? So far I've done z-transformations of the variables before using them in lm. I also wonder whether there is a function to calculate variance ...
    Ragnar BeerRagnar Beer
    Apr 27, 2000 at 7:48 am
    Apr 27, 2000 at 4:04 pm
  • Hello, i'm looking for the procedure to generate a random number between 0-1. Try rnorm() but can't get to do generate between 0-1 thanks(i'm sur it's easy) -- Nicolas Baurin Doctorant Institut de ...
    Nicolas baurinNicolas baurin
    Apr 20, 2000 at 9:34 am
    Apr 20, 2000 at 10:50 am
  • I am looking for a package that allow to plot 3D set of points (x, y, z) ? Can someone help me to find it ? thank for help anne -- Anne BADEL-CHAGNON Email:badel at urbb.jussieu.fr Equipe de ...
    Anne Badel-ChagnonAnne Badel-Chagnon
    Apr 18, 2000 at 11:48 am
    Apr 18, 2000 at 8:26 pm
  • I'm probably misunderstanding something in "Writing R Extensions" version 1.0.0. In the chapter on the R API, section 4.7, it is stated that the functions listed in R_ext/Linpack.h are available to ...
    Woodrow SetzerWoodrow Setzer
    Apr 15, 2000 at 9:14 pm
    Apr 17, 2000 at 9:22 pm
  • Hi, I've installed the RODBC library, R1.000, NT 4.0. When I try to load it here is what I get: library(RODBC) Warning message: Package `RODBC' contains no R code in: library(RODBC) channel <- ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Apr 6, 2000 at 12:29 pm
    Apr 6, 2000 at 3:29 pm
  • Hi I tried to customize help(), so it starts the compiled html help, and searches in all packages. I wrote the following function: function(topic){ help(topic, package=.packages(all=T), ...
    Kurt GerberKurt Gerber
    Apr 4, 2000 at 10:28 am
    Apr 4, 2000 at 12:34 pm
  • Dear friends. I've made a very simple procedure to make Bland-Altman plots and it works OK except for the inability to take a variate as argument in annotation. I'm sure it is a very simple error, so ...
    Troels RingTroels Ring
    Apr 24, 2000 at 12:00 pm
    Apr 25, 2000 at 6:45 am
  • When I installed R-1.0.1 on my RH-6.1 Linux machine I got, when running 'configure' (only the first few lines repeated here): -------------------------------------------------- [root at localhost ...
    GbGb
    Apr 21, 2000 at 8:52 am
    Apr 21, 2000 at 12:33 pm
  • Dear R people, This is a possibly silly question, but the rgamma function takes the shape and scale arguments and simulates gamma rvs corresponding to those values, right? But the shape and scale ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Apr 14, 2000 at 4:30 pm
    Apr 20, 2000 at 5:52 pm
  • Dear R people, There is probably a simple explanation for the following, but I have been unable to come up with one. I want to integrate x(1-x)^{-1/3} over intervals of the form [0,a] where a is ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Apr 15, 2000 at 8:03 pm
    Apr 17, 2000 at 9:30 am
  • Dear R-List, I?m new in R, so I hope my question is not to primitive, but I haven?t found a solution in the R-help. I?ve got a datatframe with 3 factors, called xf (9 levels), yf (9 levels), zf (3 ...
    Sven GarbadeSven Garbade
    Apr 10, 2000 at 10:58 am
    Apr 10, 2000 at 12:07 pm
  • I have just fitted a lm model containing a bs smooth term. I asked Martin how I could see the estimated function. He said that such a possibility -- which is available in S-Plus' plot.gam -- was on ...
    Werner StahelWerner Stahel
    Apr 7, 2000 at 7:55 am
    Apr 7, 2000 at 7:00 pm
  • Attaching Package "package:survival5": The following object(s) are masked from package:base : sort.list + sex=1,age5*365.24),times=(0:30)/6*365.24) Error in as.character(as.date(c(min(R[, 3]), ...
    Chong GuChong Gu
    Apr 5, 2000 at 5:35 am
    Apr 5, 2000 at 4:35 pm
  • Hi, The new version of perl v5.6.0 breaks the configure script. When it tests for the version the current test perl -v| sed -n 's/^.*perl.*version \(.\).*/\1/p' returns null. perl -v now returns ...
    Tom kennedyTom kennedy
    Apr 4, 2000 at 10:42 pm
    Apr 5, 2000 at 1:22 pm
  • Hi, I need to generate two normal variables with covariance matrix: 0.25, 0.20 0.20, 0.25 but I have no idea how to do that. Can anyone help me? Thanks, Joaquim ...
    Joaquim RamalhoJoaquim Ramalho
    Apr 5, 2000 at 8:52 am
    Apr 5, 2000 at 9:35 am
  • I'm using R0.90.1 on Win98. I'm trying to load an image I saved yesterday but I keep getting the following error: Error in load("C:/temp/245amData.R.RDa") : restore file corrupted -- no data loaded ...
    Mark LamiasMark Lamias
    Apr 4, 2000 at 9:04 pm
    Apr 4, 2000 at 10:11 pm
  • (Sorry, I had the previous emails on a different machine.) Thanks to Prof Ripley for diagnosing the problem with inconsistent capitals under Win98. It's 'interesting': * I had ...\acepack\Src\Ace.f ...
    Yudi PawitanYudi Pawitan
    Apr 3, 2000 at 11:50 am
    Apr 3, 2000 at 4:17 pm
  • I have an old IBM Thinkpad 701 that has a 340MB disk and a 486 CPU that's not good for much anymore, so I thought I'd install R on it and make it a little useful. I went to *tremendous* pains to ...
    Stuart LuppescuStuart Luppescu
    Apr 1, 2000 at 9:31 pm
    Apr 2, 2000 at 5:57 pm
  • Dear list, Problem: Given a factor that contains both numerical values and category codes, how can I extract the numerical values and store them in a numeric vector while preserving the exact values? ...
    Maria WoltersMaria Wolters
    Apr 28, 2000 at 10:23 am
    Apr 28, 2000 at 12:45 pm
  • Dear friends. As promised ver 1.01 solved the former problem and now dates plot OK in windows. But. In the following code, "cex.axis"=0.5 works OK but "xaxp"=c(14620,14680,4) has seemingly no ...
    Troels RingTroels Ring
    Apr 26, 2000 at 8:37 pm
    Apr 27, 2000 at 8:55 am
  • I would like to plot two different samples on the same scatterplot in R using different symbols for the different groups. Could someone please let me know how this can be done? Thank you very much ...
    Thaddeus TarpeyThaddeus Tarpey
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:22 pm
    Apr 26, 2000 at 7:57 pm
  • Martin Bland and Doug Altman introduced it in their very successful 1986 paper in The Lancet (which has become a 'Citation Classic') : Bland JM, Altman DG. Statistical methods for assessing agreement ...
    Christophe DeclercqChristophe Declercq
    Apr 25, 2000 at 8:07 pm
    Apr 26, 2000 at 5:45 am
  • Dear all, I am trying to compile R version 1.0.1 under Solaris on a SUNsparcUltra10. Note that I'm doing this in my home directory as I cannot do it as root. The configure script seems to run ...
    Emmanuel ParadisEmmanuel Paradis
    Apr 24, 2000 at 5:47 pm
    Apr 25, 2000 at 12:50 pm
  • Hi there, I have written a function to calculate factorials as follows: fact <- function(x) { recurse <- x 1 x[!recurse] <- 1 if( any(recurse) ) { y <- x[recurse] x[recurse] <- y * fact( y - 1 ) } x ...
    Ko-Kang WangKo-Kang Wang
    Apr 25, 2000 at 3:06 am
    Apr 25, 2000 at 6:49 am
  • hi - if I sample from a normal distribution with something like n100<-rnorm(100,0,1) and add an outlier with n100[10]<-4 then qqnorm(n100) visually shows the point 4 as an outlier and calculating the ...
    Robert L. SandefurRobert L. Sandefur
    Apr 21, 2000 at 12:35 pm
    Apr 24, 2000 at 4:07 pm
  • Hello to all of you, What i try to do : i got data of the type (x,y) which i plot with plot (x,y). i want to actualise that plot adding new points (x,y) (i did it with points(x,y)): how can i adjust ...
    Nicolas baurinNicolas baurin
    Apr 21, 2000 at 9:34 am
    Apr 21, 2000 at 10:36 am
  • It would be nie to have some basic stack operations for simple vectors and lists. ie: [1] 5 6 notice how pop and push modify the original vector and not local copy inside the functions environment ...
    Aidan DysartAidan Dysart
    Apr 20, 2000 at 5:08 pm
    Apr 20, 2000 at 8:14 pm
  • Dear R people, This is simple, nay trivial question. I do the following. I just want to know what is the slickest/most elegant method. I have an expression containing the term (y)*log(y) where y can ...
    Faheem MithaFaheem Mitha
    Apr 14, 2000 at 10:09 pm
    Apr 15, 2000 at 10:10 pm
  • Dear R-list, is it possible to convert a threedimensional array to a matrix? The array has the form , , -4 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 -80 1588 NA 1171 NA 1121 NA 852 NA 1580 0 1497 NA 1311 NA 762 NA 1185 ...
    Sven GarbadeSven Garbade
    Apr 13, 2000 at 12:43 pm
    Apr 14, 2000 at 9:57 am
  • Dear friends. I'm in windows version R1.0.0. The code below produced a very beautiful and efficient graph in R Version 0.99.0 Patched (February 9, 2000) but in the newest, the x-axis is unreadable ...
    Troels RingTroels Ring
    Apr 11, 2000 at 3:54 pm
    Apr 11, 2000 at 4:47 pm
  • I am having a problem using ESS with R. In particular I have large data objects which exceed the 6Mb default heap memory. Outside of ESS I can run R by specifying large values of --vsize and --nsize ...
    Angelo CantyAngelo Canty
    Apr 10, 2000 at 3:44 pm
    Apr 10, 2000 at 3:55 pm
  • Has arima.mle (MASS, Ch.15, p.464) been implemented in R? [A search through contributed packages and R-FAQ suggests not, and I don't think function 'lme' from package 'nlme' would accomplish the same ...
    Barry CookeBarry Cooke
    Apr 9, 2000 at 3:44 pm
    Apr 10, 2000 at 3:19 pm
  • Hello folks! I've desperately been trying to write some shared libraries/DLLs using the .Call() interface. I can't get the symbols to resolve. Under Linux, dyn.load() tells me that the following (and ...
    Fredrik VangFredrik Vang
    Apr 8, 2000 at 1:04 pm
    Apr 8, 2000 at 2:33 pm
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