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# R>r-help>March 2002

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#### [R] RODC-Connection to more than one file

Hallo everyone! Has anyone an idee to get out data of more than one Excel-file via RODBC with one single sqlQuery-command? The RODBC-manual shows how the sql command shoot run, but every time I try, ...
 Wolf, MichaelMar 19, 2002 at 7:26 amMar 19, 2002 at 7:26 am
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#### [R] RGui error

R on windows users, I've noted a similar problem reported before [Rd] Rgui.exe crash on Windows 2000 (PR#912) but could not find the solution. I have been running R1.4.1 in windows 2000 since the day ...
 Simon GatehouseMar 19, 2002 at 3:02 amMar 19, 2002 at 3:02 am
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#### [R] Anderson-Darling test

Dear list members, Does anyone have any code to carry out the Anderson-Darling test for goodness-of-fit of an empirical distribution function to a theoretical one? In particular, I'd like to ...
 John FieldMar 18, 2002 at 10:59 amMar 18, 2002 at 10:59 am
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#### [R] Question about Linear Mixed-Models (in R)

Hi all, This question is about using the linear-mixed effects model for a within-subjects experiment. The experiment description: Each subject was asked to read a series of sentences (in Hindi) on a ...
 Shravan VasishthMar 17, 2002 at 2:42 pmMar 17, 2002 at 2:42 pm
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#### [R] nor loop nor computation of the whole covariance matrix

In my previous email, I meant without a loop and without computing the covariances (the entries in non-diagonal positions of the covariance matrix) ...
 Francisco J MolinaMar 17, 2002 at 4:05 amMar 17, 2002 at 4:05 am
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#### [R] xfig() documentation

Just a small typo in the xfig() documentation, unless I'm even dumber than I thought today . . . Usage: xfig(file = "Rplots.fig", onefile = FALSE, ...) Arguments: ... onefile: logical: if true (the ...
 EacMar 17, 2002 at 12:34 amMar 17, 2002 at 12:34 am
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#### [R] variance components in lme

Hello, I'd tried to estimate the variance components for the following data set, where lab and run %in% lab are random effects, and vol is the response. lab run vol 37 2 1 0.6800000 38 2 1 0.6300000 ...
 Dennis L. MalandroMar 15, 2002 at 7:06 pmMar 15, 2002 at 7:06 pm
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#### [R] Cross Validation

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 Verónica UribeMar 15, 2002 at 4:23 pmMar 15, 2002 at 4:23 pm
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#### [R] GMM estimation

Hi, I'd like to do some GMM estimation broadly similar to Burnside and Eichenbaum (1996?). I've used the Gauss code (hansen-ogaki) in the past but don't have gauss on my system anylonger (I think ...
 Brian SchollMar 15, 2002 at 12:42 pmMar 15, 2002 at 12:42 pm
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#### [R] Re:

Morder Applied Statistics with S-plus, by Venables and Ripley is a classic. In fact I think it might be the best book around on this area. Ko-Kang Wang ----------------------------------- Ko-Kang ...
 Ko-Kang Kevin WangMar 15, 2002 at 4:51 amMar 15, 2002 at 4:51 am
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#### [R] t() and aperm(): doc suggestion

(thanks Martin) The "See Also" section of the help page of aperm() points to t() for matrices, perhaps the same section of the help for t() should point to aperm() for arrays. Probably this would ...
 Agustin LoboMar 13, 2002 at 12:32 pmMar 13, 2002 at 12:32 pm
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#### [R] Index value from within function used by "by"

I'm using by() to call pairs(), and would like to put the factor level into the title. A toy example would be something like: Is there an elegant way to get "low"..."high" in the main title for each ...
 Jason TurnerMar 13, 2002 at 5:23 amMar 13, 2002 at 5:23 am
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#### [R] permax package

Hi, I am having a problem using permax/permcor functions from permax package. For the variables that are constant among classes (two classes in my case), permutation-based p-value of 0 is outputted ...
 Jane FridlyandMar 13, 2002 at 4:03 amMar 13, 2002 at 4:03 am
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#### [R] R for Macs

I am running R 1.4.1 on a Mac. I have not figured out how to interrupt a program that is running. On another problem, I could not load some of the packages like "dse" and "gregmisc". I downloaded and ...
 Robert JohnMar 13, 2002 at 3:54 amMar 13, 2002 at 3:54 am
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#### [R] nlme versus aov with Error()

Hi all, I computed a two way anova with two within-subjects fixed effects: diffi (2 levels) and cond (4 levels) and one random effect subject, and one dependent variable accuracy ...
 Sven GarbadeMar 12, 2002 at 3:27 pmMar 12, 2002 at 3:27 pm
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#### [R] Case weights in nlme models

Greetings- I am in the process of constructing a nonlinear model using nlme. The model is attempting to fit a nested data structure from some public-opinion data (the data are from individuals nested ...
 Andrew PerrinMar 12, 2002 at 3:10 pmMar 12, 2002 at 3:10 pm
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#### [R] MatClass

Hello, I have written a small set of R functions for doing Generative Topographic Mapping and variants, and would like to write part of the code in C++ using the MatClass Matrix Library ( ...
 Yvonnick NOELMar 12, 2002 at 2:30 pmMar 12, 2002 at 2:30 pm
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#### [R] qhuber-locfit: residual variance

Dear all, I've 2 questions concerning locfit, I didn't find in Loader: Local Regression ... 1. If I perform locfit with family = "qhuber", the residual variance estimate (rv) is based on normalized ...
 Maciej Hoffman-WeckerMar 12, 2002 at 1:22 pmMar 12, 2002 at 1:22 pm
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#### [R] Vis5D interface package

Greetings, Summary: Has anyone else started a package (or have code) with the capability to write Vis5D-readable netCDF files containing irregularly-spaced data? I've recently put together what might ...
 Neil KlepeisMar 12, 2002 at 6:53 amMar 12, 2002 at 6:53 am
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#### [R] Breakdown of Treatment Sum of Squares

When using an ordered factor in aov, how do I break the treatment sum of squares into all its separate degrees of freedom? In other words can I use contr.poly in aov to get the full breakdown of the ...
 Wendy CatchpoleMar 12, 2002 at 1:24 amMar 12, 2002 at 1:24 am
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#### [R] passing the reference in R functions summary

Thanks to Thomas and Andy Liaw for there responses. ..summary: cheers, -Jag -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list -- Read ...
 Rangrej, JagadishMar 11, 2002 at 5:03 pmMar 11, 2002 at 5:03 pm
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#### [R] How to change par globally?

I have a feeling that this is a simple one, but I cannot figure it out. I want to change the default plotting character for all my plots to pch (small filled circle). I thought that putting par("pch" ...
 ApjaworskiMar 11, 2002 at 5:47 amMar 11, 2002 at 5:47 am
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#### [R] R extensions programmer help needed (London area programmer preferrably)

Hi All, I'm not too sure if this is the right Ng to make this posting however, if it isn't I'd be grateful if you could point me to the appropriate Ng for this post. I recently sent a similar post to ...
 Neil OsborneMar 10, 2002 at 11:21 pmMar 10, 2002 at 11:21 pm
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#### [R] Re: Announce: RPy (R from Python)

This is a fabulous bit of work! In order to illustrate both the power of the R environment and the ease with which this power can be used from within Python (thanks to Walter's efforts and those of ...
 Tim ChurchesMar 10, 2002 at 2:34 amMar 10, 2002 at 2:34 am
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#### [R] Create png graph from script?

I am looking for a way to create png format files from a script that runs from crontab. I would like to avoid ghostscript or depending on a particular x11 device being available. Any help is ...
 Garry KremerMar 8, 2002 at 9:08 pmMar 8, 2002 at 9:08 pm
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#### [R] predict.tree

We are trying to implement Breiman's one standard deviation pruning rule for tree models. I have run into a problem with predict.tree. This bit of R code, a skeleton for a cross-validation process, ...
 White DenisMar 8, 2002 at 6:54 pmMar 8, 2002 at 6:54 pm
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#### [R] Barnard's sequential t-test code ?

Does anyone have, or know of, some S or R code to implement the sequential t-test ? The test is outlined in Kendall & Stuart vol 2A, ch 24, and a 'how to do it' with a set of tables is given in ...
 KINLEY_ROBERTMar 8, 2002 at 11:23 amMar 8, 2002 at 11:23 am
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#### [R] Re: ...specific file in the HTML browser...

I realize that you're running Windows, but this works for me on Linux, and might be mangled into shape (sorry, I can't do it on a Linux box). Jim ...
 Jim LemonMar 8, 2002 at 11:09 amMar 8, 2002 at 11:09 am
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#### [R] LogXact

Dear Mailing List, does somebody know, if there is something available in R like LogXact? I have a data-set with Poisson data containing lots of zeros. Kind regards, Dominik ...
 Dominik GrathwohlMar 7, 2002 at 4:58 pmMar 7, 2002 at 4:58 pm
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#### [R] Hierarchical Terms in RE models?

Hi all, this is a question (really, not necessarly related to R) that I was not able to find in standard textbooks (at last those I've read, of course: Bates and Pinero, Lindsey). I'm fitting a ...
 Vito muggeoMar 7, 2002 at 2:45 pmMar 7, 2002 at 2:45 pm
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#### [R] OT: 2 way anova with significant interaction but no significant main effects

Hi all, this is OT. I've performed a two way anova with repeated mesurements. There's no significant main effect, but the interaction is significannt. Are there any tests in R to examine the ...
 Sven GarbadeMar 7, 2002 at 2:17 pmMar 7, 2002 at 2:17 pm
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#### [R] Strange problems with external Fortran routine

Here's a solution that took a while to find; I wanted to write it to the list so it'll be available for people in the future. Summary: In external Fortran code, use SUBROUTINEs, don't use FUNCTIONs ...
 Duncan MurdochMar 7, 2002 at 12:48 pmMar 7, 2002 at 12:48 pm
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#### [R] Re-creating ".R" directory in R1.4.1

Dear list, I lost my .R directory in my home directory under RedHat Linux. How can I create it again? Is there a command to start up R with creating this .R directory. Do I have to remove some other ...
 Ulrich LeopoldMar 7, 2002 at 10:46 amMar 7, 2002 at 10:46 am
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#### [R] Improved HTML Reporting Functions

Hello Everyone, First, I'd like to appologize for the e-mail confirmation that was attached to my last message. It was entirely unintentional. I've attached a set of R files that make writing HTML ...
 Zed A. ShawMar 5, 2002 at 12:51 amMar 5, 2002 at 12:51 am
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Hello, Does anyone knows this error message: error in La.eigen(cv, symmetric=TRUE):lapack routines cannot be loaded. apparently related to a missing or incompatible lapack library in R 1.4.1 full for ...
 Philippe GrosjeanMar 4, 2002 at 1:58 pmMar 4, 2002 at 1:58 pm
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#### [R] Quality COntrol

Is there any package which will help me to draw quality control charts in R? Indrajit SenGupta Department Of Statistics St. Xavier's College Calcutta University mailto:indra_calisto at yahoo.com ...
 Indrajit SenGuptaMar 4, 2002 at 2:58 amMar 4, 2002 at 2:58 am
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#### [R] Functions for von Mises (circular normal) distribution

Hi: Are there any R or S functions out there to compute CDFs, generate random numbers, compute the MLEs etc. for the von Mises (circular normal) distribution? I have the papers by Mardia and Zemroch ...
 Ravi VaradhanMar 2, 2002 at 10:31 pmMar 2, 2002 at 10:31 pm
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#### [R] getting state.center

I've installed usa map but R still cannot recongize state.center . Is there still something more I need to download to get that to work? Thanks, -rengie ...
 Rengie ChanMar 2, 2002 at 12:23 amMar 2, 2002 at 12:23 am
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#### [R] Refresh x11 window in non-interactive session

R community, I am running a non-interactive R session to plot results from an external program. R's X11 graphics window does not redraw itself after it has been covered by another window. Any ideas ...
 David B. DahlMar 1, 2002 at 10:36 pmMar 1, 2002 at 10:36 pm
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#### [R] logistic regression / MASS / ms --> optim(method="L-BFGS-B") translation

Hi folks! I am a newbie using R and I have a problem as follows: I'd like to use R for a logistic model. I found the MASS.3rd/p.269 using the in S-PLUS implemented function "ms" that is not available ...
 Christoph HampelMar 1, 2002 at 5:10 pmMar 1, 2002 at 5:10 pm
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#### [R] Mauchly's test of spherisity

Does any one know of a package that will do Mauchly's test of spherisity? I have search all the resources I know of and have found nothing. With best wishes and kind regards I am Sincerely, Corey A ...
 Moffet, CoreyMar 1, 2002 at 3:36 pmMar 1, 2002 at 3:36 pm
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#### [R] Re: R-plots with 'complex' axis-labelling

Try this sort of thing: plot(..., xlab='vdot', ...) and then, in the LaTeX document, \usepackage{psfrag} ... \begin{figure} \psfrag{vdot}{$\dot{V}$} \epsfig{...} \end{figure} Ted. Dr E.A. Catchpole ...
 EacMar 1, 2002 at 3:03 amMar 1, 2002 at 3:03 am