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  • Hi, I am new to R, but a fairly `old' user of Stata. I read posts asking about survey methods and large datasets in the archive, so I will not ask those questions again. But some still remain: - R ...
    Zsombor Cseres-GergelyZsombor Cseres-Gergely
    Oct 30, 2000 at 10:27 pm
    Nov 7, 2000 at 2:22 am
  • I've recently installed Debian/GNU Linux 2.2. The R package on the debian website and Official CD is 0.90.x, so I checked cran for a more recent deb package, with the following result. homebrew:~# ...
    Griffith FeeneyGriffith Feeney
    Oct 17, 2000 at 1:06 am
    Mar 1, 2001 at 4:15 pm
  • Ah, but now that you have been bitten by it, I bet you don't make the same mistake again! :-) There is a no-win situation here. It is there (I presume) mainly for compatibility with S. It is in S ...
    Bill VenablesBill Venables
    Oct 2, 2000 at 6:08 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 9:12 am
  • HI there, Well, I am stuck again. How do I turn off axis annotation? Oh, and thanks to Peter Dalgaard for his help with my last question. I have an observation that others there may find ...
    Redding, MatthewRedding, Matthew
    Oct 6, 2000 at 1:16 am
    Oct 11, 2000 at 11:29 am
  • plot(rnorm(100000),type="l") plots only about 7e4 lines while the same without type="l" works fine. Is this a feature or a bug or is this configurable? R : Copyright 2000, The R Development Core Team ...
    Adrian TraplettiAdrian Trapletti
    Oct 23, 2000 at 12:49 pm
    Oct 24, 2000 at 11:47 am
  • I have not really used lm before and I was hoping for some help on a simple problem. Here is a toy version of the problem I want to solve. y x grp -.9 1 a -.8 2 a -.7 3 a -.7 1.5 b -.5 2.5 b -.3 3.5 ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 9, 2000 at 9:49 am
    Oct 11, 2000 at 1:42 am
  • gday R friends, I was wondering if anyone could help me with some graphics issues please. I'm processing R in batch on redhat6.2 with some graphics to be imported into msword on NT. For scaling ...
    Strumila, JohnStrumila, John
    Oct 4, 2000 at 5:36 am
    Oct 5, 2000 at 2:58 pm
  • I am new to Linux and its ways, and so I am having a bit of trouble compiling R. The system I am using is Caldera Open Linux 2.4. I have egcs and g77 version 2.91.66 installed and they seem to work ...
    Chris RoedChris Roed
    Oct 31, 2000 at 9:31 pm
    Nov 1, 2000 at 7:57 pm
  • Just to add a note to the question asked by Bill Simpson.. I am confronted with a similar problem, but the model I try to fit on my data is nonlinear. I have a four-parameter, biexponential model ...
    Mark M. SpanMark M. Span
    Oct 9, 2000 at 2:27 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 11:58 am
  • I noticed that there is no generalised additive model functions in R (1.1.1) ... is there a package that implements them? Thanks Prasad ...
    Anantha Prasad/NE/USDAFSAnantha Prasad/NE/USDAFS
    Oct 3, 2000 at 1:31 pm
    Oct 4, 2000 at 5:22 am
  • I don't follow this argument. Underscore isn't used anywhere else in the language, so when you see one, you know it's an assignment. On the other hand, both "<" and "-" have multiple other uses. This ...
    Duncan MurdochDuncan Murdoch
    Oct 3, 2000 at 12:31 pm
    Oct 4, 2000 at 12:58 am
  • Hi, I know it must be written somewhere but I can't find it. I'd like to remove all variables or objects that I've created but not the functions. I look at a few things without success. Is there a R ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Oct 17, 2000 at 1:06 pm
    Oct 17, 2000 at 4:30 pm
  • I will have data in the following form: Time resp type stim type 300 a A 200 b A 155 a B 250 b B 80 c A 1000 d B ... c is left censored observation; d is right censored This sort of problem is ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 26, 2000 at 9:11 am
    Oct 31, 2000 at 2:46 pm
  • Dear All, Does anyone know of any GIS packages for R? I know that there are GIS facilities for S-Plus (eg Arc Info), and am looking for freeware equivalents. Best wishes, Sam Brown ...
    Sam BrownSam Brown
    Oct 27, 2000 at 10:53 am
    Oct 27, 2000 at 8:21 pm
  • Probably I've just misread the documentation, but I don't understand the behavior of .Alias. Consider this (on R-1.1.1, both Windows and SGI): [,1] [,2] [1,] NA NA [2,] NA NA [3,] NA NA [,1] [,2] ...
    Setzer WoodrowSetzer Woodrow
    Oct 25, 2000 at 8:17 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 3:30 pm
  • This example, x<-1:10 y1<-x y2<-x+2 plot(x,y1,pch!,ylim=range(c(y1,y2)),type="o",lty="solid",bg="white") points(x,y2,pch",type="o",lty="dashed",bg="white") ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 17, 2000 at 9:57 am
    Oct 18, 2000 at 8:21 am
  • Dear R users I have started to use gdb for debugging dynloaded C code as described in `Writing R Extensions'. Unfortunately I have run into several problems that I haven't been able to solve: - using ...
    Peter HolzerPeter Holzer
    Oct 2, 2000 at 5:55 pm
    Oct 3, 2000 at 9:17 pm
  • I'm trying to use R in a cgi script to produce graphics files in png format, and I'm having a problem. My shell command line looks like this: R </usr/dfs/auction/eligibility.R --no-save /tmp/R.out ...
    Deborah SwayneDeborah Swayne
    Oct 25, 2000 at 7:59 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 3:15 pm
  • Is there a R function like "diary()" under S? I tried the docs but no luck finding anything. - Mike Beddo -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help ...
    Mike BeddoMike Beddo
    Oct 25, 2000 at 7:02 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 6:38 am
  • Dear colleagues, I suspect there is a simple answer to this question -- but I cannot find it. Suppose I have a list of matrices. I want to pull out an element (such as row 1, col 2) from each ...
    niels Wallerniels Waller
    Oct 14, 2000 at 6:31 pm
    Oct 15, 2000 at 8:00 pm
  • Hi, we are just about to evaluate R as a standard statistics package for our institute. We looked around the help - manual, the FAQ, etc. and did not find anything for the topics of random factors in ...
    Volker FranzVolker Franz
    Oct 13, 2000 at 1:54 pm
    Oct 13, 2000 at 7:26 pm
  • In Matlab or Octave I can evaluate (evalf) the content of a string. In R I have looked around in the docs, but have not found a way to do something equivalent (which is possible, I think). Can ...
    Thomas HoffmannThomas Hoffmann
    Oct 11, 2000 at 10:57 am
    Oct 11, 2000 at 2:16 pm
  • I am attempting to analyse some behaviour sequence data. The input is an alphabetic string "ASDFGH ... ". I wish to start at one end of the string, peel off each character, and convert to an integer ...
    Richard RoweRichard Rowe
    Oct 3, 2000 at 11:59 pm
    Oct 4, 2000 at 3:48 pm
  • Dear R users, I wonder how to weight observationswhen computing statistics and creating tables (e.g. of counts) I'm used to the SPSS paradigm (WEIGHT by foo.) where any subsequent command will weight ...
    Federico SpinazziFederico Spinazzi
    Oct 19, 2000 at 7:40 am
    Oct 20, 2000 at 3:05 pm
  • In the course of applying Shapiro-Wilk to 100,000 samples of 60 items from 100,000 different distributions, I encountered a fatal error in apply(). This can be reconstructed as follows, using the ...
    Clive JenkinsClive Jenkins
    Oct 7, 2000 at 4:12 pm
    Oct 8, 2000 at 11:01 pm
  • Everyone, I have an array of integer values which are located on a uniform 2-D grid. I want to plot the integer values at the node locations. The closest I have come is with the following code: for ...
    Joseph d. hughesJoseph d. hughes
    Oct 6, 2000 at 12:51 pm
    Oct 6, 2000 at 2:57 pm
  • I am trying to translate code from S-PLUS to R and R really struggles! After starting R with the foll. R --vsize 50M --nsize 6M --no-restore on a 400 MHz Pentium with 192 MB of memory running Linux ...
    Anantha Prasad/NE/USDAFSAnantha Prasad/NE/USDAFS
    Oct 2, 2000 at 6:58 pm
    Oct 2, 2000 at 10:05 pm
  • Hi How can I do the same has interp in s+ with R ? I've looked to "approxfun" but didn't figured out how to do it. Thanks EJ ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Oct 2, 2000 at 11:01 am
    Oct 2, 2000 at 2:09 pm
  • Hi All, I'm trying to implement a quasi symmetry model for data on twin pairs. A crosstabulation of twin 1 by twin 2 (assumed symmetrical) stratified by another variable. There is a good paper on ...
    Michael McStephenMichael McStephen
    Oct 6, 2000 at 12:28 am
    Dec 22, 2000 at 9:15 am
  • Dear R People: I am drawing graphs for a College Algebra class. I would like to have the x and y axes, along with the lines that I am plotting. So I leave off the axes, and use xlim and ylim. Then I ...
    Erin HodgessErin Hodgess
    Oct 26, 2000 at 4:29 pm
    Oct 26, 2000 at 8:11 pm
  • Hi, I have a problem with predict.nnet when I try to use it. It crashes R with a memory access violation. platform Windows arch x86 os Win32 system x86, Win32 status major 1 minor 1.1 year 2000 month ...
    Yves GauvreauYves Gauvreau
    Oct 24, 2000 at 8:55 pm
    Oct 25, 2000 at 3:49 pm
  • Hello! I tried to build the RMySQL package by myself on an NT machine. I have a NT machine with cygwin compiler and activestate Perl installed on it. Perl details: D:\prog\rw1011\src\gnuwin32 perl -v ...
    Witold Eryk WolskiWitold Eryk Wolski
    Oct 22, 2000 at 2:47 pm
    Oct 22, 2000 at 5:05 pm
  • Just a quick question, in case I'm doing something really boneheaded that could be easily sorted out. I'm attempting to save() datasets on Linux (R 1.1.1) and load() them on Win2K (rw1011, fetched ...
    Oct 20, 2000 at 9:46 pm
    Oct 21, 2000 at 7:52 am
  • I forgot to mention that the bg="white" trick works on the plot (making the empty symbols opaque), but it does NOT work in the legend. Bill ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Oct 17, 2000 at 1:33 pm
    Oct 18, 2000 at 7:09 pm
  • hi- I would like to get a value set with the dos set command (e.g. set dog=cow) in a rterm session on rterm 1011 under windows 2000. if I try in a dos window: set dog=cow echo %dog% i get cow (what I ...
    Bob SandefurBob Sandefur
    Oct 12, 2000 at 3:38 pm
    Oct 12, 2000 at 4:59 pm
  • hi - running R 1.1.1 under LinuxPPC: i was pleasantly surprised to find that attaching .RData files was added somewhere along the line, but i am having trouble getting the sort of behavior that i got ...
    Peter PerkinsPeter Perkins
    Oct 5, 2000 at 8:26 pm
    Oct 7, 2000 at 10:32 am
  • Hello List ! I want to use R as statistical & Graphical Tool for biological simulation programs. So, I want to combine my programs (written under cygnus-gcc on NT4.0) with R under Windows ...
    Oliver LangeOliver Lange
    Oct 5, 2000 at 3:26 pm
    Oct 5, 2000 at 6:10 pm
  • Hi ! I've used the example given in the documentation for the prcomp function both in R and SPAD to compare the results obtained. Surprisingly, I do not obtain the same results for the coordinates of ...
    Christine SerresChristine Serres
    Oct 3, 2000 at 11:09 am
    Oct 3, 2000 at 1:37 pm
  • Dear Sir, I do find the same error in the following, may someone help me how to solve it when I run the demo(tkttest) demo(tkttest) demo(tkttest) ---- ~~~~~~~ Type <Return to start : Loading required ...
    Patrick Yuk-lun Ma M.D. / BV5DDPatrick Yuk-lun Ma M.D. / BV5DD
    Oct 31, 2000 at 12:19 pm
    Oct 31, 2000 at 8:06 pm
  • Hi, It appears that there is no package for estimating log linear models (L. Goodman's family) for data in the form of frequency tables. Am I wrong? Thanks Marwan Khawaja Research Coordinator Fafo, ...
    Khawaja MarwanKhawaja Marwan
    Oct 31, 2000 at 11:17 am
    Oct 31, 2000 at 12:52 pm
  • Does anyone know of any SOM library for R? or any stand alone freeware? A search from google returns SOM_PAK 3.1 developed at Helsinki University of Technology. Is there newer version? Jun ...
    Jun YanJun Yan
    Oct 30, 2000 at 10:51 pm
    Oct 31, 2000 at 10:51 am
  • Hello, I've some problems to concatenate elements of a list: [[1]] [1] 1 2 3 4 [[2]] [1] 6 7 but now I want to get this: [[1]] [1] 1 2 3 4 [[2]] [1] 6 7 [[3]] [1] 1 2 3 4 6 7 ## l[1] with l[2] ...
    Houix OlivierHouix Olivier
    Oct 27, 2000 at 10:24 am
    Oct 27, 2000 at 12:22 pm
  • Dear All, I have been trying to to do this for a few days now. I can generate persp plot OK and can generate it in colour using the command persp(x,y,z,col=terrain.colors(20)) However, I was ...
    Colin GillespieColin Gillespie
    Oct 26, 2000 at 10:46 am
    Oct 26, 2000 at 7:28 pm
  • Hello Everybody, I have a problem with the output of lm. In fact, when I compare the R output and the Splus output, the results appears to be different : I have a dataframe with 5 factors , 16 rows ...
    isabelle Zabalza-Mezghaniisabelle Zabalza-Mezghani
    Oct 26, 2000 at 8:22 am
    Oct 26, 2000 at 2:47 pm
  • I am having a little problem in relation to sending output to the R Console window, when a function is called by pushing a button in a Tk window. Actually there seem to be two components to the ...
    David FirthDavid Firth
    Oct 26, 2000 at 10:14 am
    Oct 26, 2000 at 12:31 pm
  • Is there a crosstabs function like the one found in S-Plus available in any of the R addon packages? I can't seem to locate anything other than the chisq.test, which is adequate but does not yield ...
    Marc FeldesmanMarc Feldesman
    Oct 24, 2000 at 6:10 pm
    Oct 25, 2000 at 11:06 am
  • Hi all, when plotting mutiple data series, i need to specify how one data series should be plotted. that s fine, but can i let the program automatically create legends afterwards? thanks very much ...
    Oct 24, 2000 at 9:40 am
    Oct 25, 2000 at 7:51 am
  • Dear everybody! Are there algorithms for multinominal logit/probit available for R? Is it my fault that I cannot find these in CRAN? Has somebody programmed these? with best wishes Ott Toomet ...
    Ott ToometOtt Toomet
    Oct 24, 2000 at 11:05 am
    Oct 24, 2000 at 11:23 am
  • Hallo! Thanks for the answers that I received. I had downloaded the last distribution of RMySQL from /R/CRAN/src/contrib/Devel.. Its the first package that I am trying to compile under Windows. In ...
    Witold Eryk WolskiWitold Eryk Wolski
    Oct 23, 2000 at 3:46 pm
    Oct 23, 2000 at 5:39 pm
  • I 've been working with R since last year and I am quite "happy" with R capabilities. Nevertheless, I need to present my job to other people (S-users) and I am facing a problem with R & S ...
    Jorge Luis Ojeda CabreraJorge Luis Ojeda Cabrera
    Oct 20, 2000 at 4:11 pm
    Oct 20, 2000 at 6:14 pm
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