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  • Sorry for entering late in the thread, but I was absent last week. I am developping an alternate GUI for R (and also Splus, Octave, Scilab, Matlab, Ox & Mathematica). The project started 3 years ago, ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Jul 1, 2002 at 12:45 pm
    Jul 18, 2002 at 10:56 pm
  • Dear R-guRus: I have a problem with the format of my data in R. Let's say I have a HUGE text table which consists of columns of numerical data, separated by tabs, but in some places rows of text ...
    Jul 17, 2002 at 2:01 pm
    Jul 26, 2002 at 10:56 am
  • Hi all, I have the following dataset, call it (30 columns, and one row named "0"): ADVP ADVP AP AP CONJ CONJ CP CP DU DU INF INF MWU MWU NP NP PP PP PPRT PPRT REL REL SMN SMN SSB SSB SV1 ...
    Shravan VasishthShravan Vasishth
    Jul 25, 2002 at 4:35 pm
    Aug 2, 2002 at 3:14 pm
  • Hi, this is just a quick question about the list, not about R. I'm trying to filter r-help questions into a separate inbox folder in Outlook Express, but I'm having trouble. All my other filters for ...
    Brian SchollBrian Scholl
    Jul 9, 2002 at 3:28 pm
    Jul 29, 2002 at 9:52 pm
  • Hi all, I was wondering whether it is possible to change the angle of all axis in a scatterplot3d graph. I know that there is one parameter <angle but I was wondering whether it is possible to ...
    Rishabh GuptaRishabh Gupta
    Jul 9, 2002 at 5:18 pm
    Jul 22, 2002 at 11:29 pm
  • Hello: Can you tell me how to do a regression that include a binary variable in the function lm or some other?. thank you for any help. Elizabeth Sign up for SBC Yahoo! Dial - First Month Free ...
    Elizabeth pinoElizabeth pino
    Jul 4, 2002 at 8:27 pm
    Aug 26, 2002 at 9:55 am
  • r-help, Is there a package available for R which allows you to export data directly to .xls, much like exportData(foo,"foo.xls","EXCEL") in S-PLUS ? If not, is anyone working on this, or thinking ...
    Dowle, Matthew [EQRE]Dowle, Matthew [EQRE]
    Jul 31, 2002 at 10:12 pm
    Aug 1, 2002 at 10:05 pm
  • Hello, has anyone tried to get R running on a Sharp Zaurus 5500? Andrew Andrew Robinson Phone: 208-885-7115 Department of Forest Resources Fax: 208-885-6226 University of Idaho E: andrewr at ...
    Andrew RobinsonAndrew Robinson
    Jul 7, 2002 at 3:29 am
    Nov 18, 2002 at 9:19 pm
  • I have a vector with about 100.000 values representing a quite regular function (sinusoid like). I would like to find all local maxima of this function (should be about 4000). Is there a native ...
    Witold Eryk WolskiWitold Eryk Wolski
    Jul 26, 2002 at 1:45 pm
    Jul 29, 2002 at 8:35 am
  • Hello, I'm new to R, but it seems to work nicely for me from the start. Being a molecular biologist, I do not have a profound knowledge of statistical reasoning. I have two questions: 1) is there an ...
    January Weiner 3January Weiner 3
    Jul 16, 2002 at 2:30 pm
    Jul 16, 2002 at 9:46 pm
  • Hi all, I am trying to get to grips with rpart, and find it not very easy given the information that comes with the package. Contrary to e.g. the ctest package docs, it doesn't say when "an rpart" ...
    Remy X.O. MartinRemy X.O. Martin
    Jul 4, 2002 at 4:45 pm
    Jul 5, 2002 at 3:25 pm
  • Is there a way to call Matlab and Gauss code in R? I see functions that work for C/FORTRAN, but not for other languages. Brian ...
    Brian SchollBrian Scholl
    Jul 23, 2002 at 10:40 am
    Aug 8, 2002 at 3:36 am
  • Hello, I would like to know if this behaviour in R is as expected. I have a data frame 'dat' with column var1 being character (and not factor). Then I create a new column 'var2' by: Column var2 is ...
    Daniel MastropietroDaniel Mastropietro
    Jul 9, 2002 at 6:37 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 1:34 pm
  • Dear R-users, I have a question, which I?m not sure if it is related to my misunderstanding of basic statistics, or my misunderstanding of R, or both. I?ve got the counts of a 2 x 2 contingency ...
    Juli g. pausasJuli g. pausas
    Jul 30, 2002 at 4:11 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 6:52 am
  • Hallo all Suppose I have a summary amount of various colours used in different areas colour plastic paint black 15.5 173.8 brown 6.0 523.2 green 2.5 6.4 red 77.1 237.4 yellow 144.6 77.3 It seems that ...
    Petr PikalPetr Pikal
    Jul 26, 2002 at 12:41 pm
    Jul 26, 2002 at 4:48 pm
  • Hello, Has anyone gotten RSPerl ( ( to work on Mac OS X? After installing RSPerl, I run the test program (or, even simpler, perl -e 'use R;') and get the following ...
    Steve GoldsteinSteve Goldstein
    Jul 18, 2002 at 7:44 pm
    Jul 18, 2002 at 10:24 pm
  • After configure, make and make check on a linux Suse 7.3 box, I run make dvi and make info with no problems but get a lot of garbage to my screen during make pdf. Is this normal? Is there a bug in ...
    Agustin LoboAgustin Lobo
    Jul 17, 2002 at 10:40 am
    Jul 17, 2002 at 1:03 pm
  • Hi all, I have a 16 bit image (TIFF) and i want to analyse the pixels distribution. So, i obtain a matrix which values are between 0 and 2^16 -1. Now i would like to represnt this image with the ...
    Olivier MartinOlivier Martin
    Jul 6, 2002 at 12:21 am
    Jul 11, 2002 at 1:19 am
  • Dear R-Gurus, I am preparing a multiple-plot-sheet with 2rows and 2 columns, but there are actually only 3 plots to plot. the 4. part of my sheet should contain a table with simple statistic values ...
    Stephan HollStephan Holl
    Jul 10, 2002 at 10:18 am
    Jul 10, 2002 at 6:13 pm
  • Hi I wrote a function implementing an algoritm for simulation of spatial sampling plans (using geoR). I'm using a range of parameters to perform several simulation and sometimes this parameters ...
    Ernesto JardimErnesto Jardim
    Jul 9, 2002 at 3:23 pm
    Jul 10, 2002 at 9:38 am
  • I want to write a function to take an argument as the response variable of a linear model, e.g. to do anova's across a list of variables, something like the following (except, of course, this doesn't ...
    Russell SeniorRussell Senior
    Jul 9, 2002 at 10:48 am
    Jul 10, 2002 at 2:42 am
  • hi, another anova question !! how does aov() treat missing values ? since it might depend on my experimental design: i have a within subject design with two factors ... i use aov() like this ...
    Jan Malte WienerJan Malte Wiener
    Jul 5, 2002 at 8:35 am
    Jul 6, 2002 at 1:58 pm
  • Dear R-help, I am trying to build R-1.5.1 on a Sun Blade 100 (sparc). It fails make check when var(1) returns NaN instead of NA. Using gcc-2.95.3 from, the build succeeds and passes ...
    Jul 17, 2002 at 8:22 pm
    Aug 5, 2002 at 2:06 pm
  • Dear R People: How can we do Balanced Incomplete Block Design from R, please? This is version 1.5.1 on Windows. Thanks so much for your help! Sincerely, Erin Hodgess Associate Professor Department of ...
    Erin HodgessErin Hodgess
    Jul 30, 2002 at 4:57 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 11:20 am
  • Dear list, I would like to do a remove like either remove objects(1-20, 25-30) OR remove objects(...) except(...) I only found the approach rm(pat=) which is not suitable as there would be too many ...
    Ulrich LeopoldUlrich Leopold
    Jul 25, 2002 at 11:58 am
    Jul 25, 2002 at 3:36 pm
  • Dear R users, I'm having trouble using aggregate() and would greatly appreciate your advice. I am using R 1.5.1 on Windows 2000. I want to call my function in the following way[, ...
    Andrew C. WardAndrew C. Ward
    Jul 23, 2002 at 5:11 pm
    Jul 24, 2002 at 10:11 pm
  • Hi all, I'm using R 1.5.1 on Windows 2000. The following snippet of code doesn't seem to do anything - no error is reported, and there is no name change. names(myFrame[,c(1:3)]) <- c("name1", ...
    Andrew RobinsonAndrew Robinson
    Jul 18, 2002 at 5:03 am
    Jul 18, 2002 at 4:36 pm
  • hi!, i'm starting using R and i'd like to know how to import data from an excel format Thank you! -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list ...
    Jimmy melinardJimmy melinard
    Jul 16, 2002 at 3:23 pm
    Jul 17, 2002 at 1:47 pm
  • [Moderator: This was erronously sent to R-announce, and filtered fortunately ] Hi, This is my first time to use R. I'm wondering which function I can use to do multiple comparison. I have an lm ...
    Julie CongJulie Cong
    Jul 8, 2002 at 7:12 am
    Jul 10, 2002 at 9:35 am
  • Hi everyone, Here's how I solved a problem for my stats class. I'm pretty sure I understand what's going on, but I wonder if there's a more direct way to solve it. Problem summary: A recent poll ...
    Tim WilsonTim Wilson
    Jul 6, 2002 at 4:05 am
    Jul 8, 2002 at 9:06 am
  • Greetings, I use S+, Stata, SAS and R depending on the weather... The script file editors in S+, SAS and Stata all allow me to submit a portion of a developing script file to the running process. In ...
    Steve RobertsSteve Roberts
    Jul 4, 2002 at 1:13 pm
    Jul 8, 2002 at 6:52 am
  • Dear All, I want to protect a pointer instead of its value and hope that someone can confirm what I am thinking is okay. If I want to assign a pointer "DTIME" as "OrigDTime" then should I do ...
    In-Sun NamIn-Sun Nam
    Jul 4, 2002 at 9:13 am
    Jul 5, 2002 at 7:42 pm
  • Dear R Users Could someone tell me if R has a internal function or package to perfome factorial calculations, like 32!,? Thanks Rick ...
    Ricardo Da-SilvaRicardo Da-Silva
    Jul 3, 2002 at 5:55 pm
    Jul 3, 2002 at 9:29 pm
  • This is a bit obscure but caused me some grief... R1.5.1/MS Windows There seems to be a peculiarity in legend associated with the use of expression text. It seems as if expression text is used in ...
    Steve RobertsSteve Roberts
    Jul 31, 2002 at 11:31 am
    Aug 1, 2002 at 2:30 am
  • Related to my earlier question to which I received very helpful replies, when I provide a subsetting method that automatically drops unused levels of a factor variable, I am getting into a bit of ...
    Frank E Harrell JrFrank E Harrell Jr
    Jul 19, 2002 at 4:54 pm
    Jul 30, 2002 at 11:37 am
  • hi! i'm quite new in R and i don't understand why this statement doesn't work: [1] NA Warning message: argument is not numeric or logical: returning NA in: mean.default(mensuel$VARIANCE.PRIX) Thanks ...
    Jimmy melinardJimmy melinard
    Jul 25, 2002 at 9:09 am
    Jul 25, 2002 at 3:34 pm
  • I have a question about using cumsum on subsets of a data frame. Suppose I have a frame that looks something like this f x y 1 left 1 0 2 left 2 0 3 left 3 9 4 left 4 10 5 left 5 23 6 left 6 45 7 ...
    Michael A. MillerMichael A. Miller
    Jul 24, 2002 at 2:29 pm
    Jul 25, 2002 at 2:23 pm
  • Jan, the current development version of R does not build in my environment. Is a compiled/packed version with Quartz support on the net somewhere? Is quartz() the right incantation? Greetings, g ...
    G. SawitzkiG. Sawitzki
    Jul 23, 2002 at 1:30 pm
    Jul 24, 2002 at 6:00 am
  • Hi, Thank you for the tip. I tried to re-intall R from Debian "stable", in which R's version is 1.4.0. And the installation of "mvtnorm" works. I then re-installed R yet again from Debian "unstable" ...
    Jul 9, 2002 at 5:39 pm
    Jul 9, 2002 at 7:23 pm
  • Dear R users, I would like to calculate a cumulative sum as following: on the i-th row, in the j-th column of a matrix, I would like to obtain the sum of the (i-1) preceding elements of this j-th ...
    Jul 8, 2002 at 7:47 am
    Jul 8, 2002 at 9:00 am
  • Folks, I have used the tseries library before on windoze , i tried using it on a R-1.3 installation on redhat 6.1 , [on which other libraries like wavethresh,boot etc work smoothly] but when i do a ...
    Krishna kumarKrishna kumar
    Jul 4, 2002 at 8:24 pm
    Jul 8, 2002 at 8:31 am
  • Hi all, I've been using the scatterplot3d function (from the scatterplot3d library) to create 3D plots. I was wondering whether there is anyway to group the points according to a particular group ...
    Rishabh GuptaRishabh Gupta
    Jul 3, 2002 at 2:06 pm
    Jul 4, 2002 at 4:28 pm
  • Dear R-help, Yes, I do know about the auto-loading feature. My question is more complicated than that: Suppose I loaded a package (e.g., e1071) and created an object of certain class (e.g., svm), for ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Jul 2, 2002 at 12:29 pm
    Jul 3, 2002 at 12:26 pm
  • As a user of only R, I don't use much of the potential of ESS and Emacs. Without entering a religious feud, is there any reason I should use XEmacs rather than my current GNU Emacs? (I looked on the ...
    Martin Henry H. StevensMartin Henry H. Stevens
    Jul 2, 2002 at 9:25 pm
    Jul 3, 2002 at 12:06 pm
  • I was looking for an R function to turn a matrix into a LaTeX table; did an R site search using Jon Barron's machine and turned up the latex() function in the Hmisc package. But the Hmisc package is ...
    Rolf TurnerRolf Turner
    Jul 2, 2002 at 6:02 pm
    Jul 2, 2002 at 8:04 pm
  • Good morning everyone (or maybe good evening) Is there a counterpart to the s-plus function "probplot" (which provides a qq-plot for "survreg"-objects)? Or do exist other (rather simple) ...
    Ruth MeiliRuth Meili
    Jul 30, 2002 at 5:54 am
    Aug 2, 2002 at 5:48 am
  • Hi, I'm having a problem using the 'SHLIB' command in R. I keep getting syntax errors. The help gives the following usage for it: Rcmd SHLIB [-o dllname] files 'files' is supposed to be a list of ...
    Louisell, Paul , T.Louisell, Paul , T.
    Jul 31, 2002 at 6:02 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 6:26 pm
  • Hi, Can someone of you tell me why these two simple examples works as "expected", plot(c(1,1,2,2)~c(1,2,1,2),col=c(1,2,3,4),pch=c(1,2,3,4)) ...
    Hans GardfjellHans Gardfjell
    Jul 29, 2002 at 2:12 am
    Jul 31, 2002 at 5:57 pm
  • When I try to run the "sammon" function of the multiv package, I always get this error message: Error in as.vector(dist(a)) : couldn't find function "dist" It happens even with example(sammon). I am ...
    Kyriakos KachrimanisKyriakos Kachrimanis
    Jul 30, 2002 at 10:21 am
    Jul 30, 2002 at 6:35 pm
  • Did anyone have a chance to compare the plotting skills of gnuplot with the plotting skills of R? -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help mailing list ...
    Francisco J MolinaFrancisco J Molina
    Jul 29, 2002 at 7:32 am
    Jul 29, 2002 at 11:19 am
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