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  • Hi , I am programming on a windows system and have problems using notepad which is my main editor.Each time I try to open the editor from the R IDE, R crashes. So I always have to copy my codes from ...
    ForkusamForkusam
    Oct 2, 2003 at 9:56 am
    Apr 4, 2013 at 3:54 pm
  • I am trying to package some code that is a tweak to the survival package. When I asked earlier, the list consensus was that it would be best to do this as a separate package, dependent on survival ...
    Ross BoylanRoss Boylan
    Oct 30, 2003 at 12:46 am
    Oct 31, 2003 at 10:11 pm
  • I am puzzled by the advice to use is.na(x) <- TRUE instead of x <- NA. ?NA says Function `is.na<-' may provide a safer way to set missingness. It behaves differently for factors, for example ...
    Richard A. O'KeefeRichard A. O'Keefe
    Oct 7, 2003 at 10:27 pm
    Oct 15, 2003 at 11:05 am
  • As an R absolute beginner and an expert (very old) statistician and latex user, I'm interested in using R to produce AUTOMAGICALLY tables in latex format. I mean I would like to have the means to ...
    V DemartV Demart
    Oct 12, 2003 at 7:19 am
    Oct 14, 2003 at 12:35 pm
  • Thanks for all the help on my previous questions. One more (hopefully last one) : I've been very surprised when I tried to fit a model (using aov()) for a sample of size 200 and 10 variables and ...
    Alexander Sirotkin [at Yahoo]Alexander Sirotkin [at Yahoo]
    Oct 16, 2003 at 10:59 pm
    Oct 17, 2003 at 8:37 pm
  • I am dealing with a huge matrix in R (20 columns, 54000 rows) and have lots of missing values within the dataset which are currently displayed as the value "-999.00" I am trying to create a new ...
    Laura QuinnLaura Quinn
    Oct 7, 2003 at 12:03 pm
    Oct 7, 2003 at 2:11 pm
  • I am new to R. Trying to find out how lda() {in MASS R1.8.0 Windows} was implemented in R. Does anyone know where to find out lda source code ? Thanks. Wei
    Wei GengWei Geng
    Oct 1, 2003 at 9:36 pm
    Oct 2, 2003 at 6:49 am
  • Dear Sir, I am system administrator for sun solaris 2.8. I have no idea about the functioning of the R software. I had installed. I tried testing some of the programs and functions. I read in the ...
    Arunkumar ArumugamArunkumar Arumugam
    Oct 2, 2003 at 3:58 pm
    Oct 18, 2003 at 9:16 pm
  • If I take the following simple data: YEAR MONTH DAY WEIGHT.KG 2003 10 6 1.2 2003 10 12 1.2 2003 10 16 1.3 and format the date data and plot it: dates <- strptime(paste(DAY,MONTH,YEAR),"%d%m%Y") ...
    Jacob EtchesJacob Etches
    Oct 17, 2003 at 1:21 pm
    Oct 17, 2003 at 11:46 pm
  • Hi all, Unfortunately I must use winXP at my job, so I'm trying install from source RMySQL. Here are some details about this problem: - R 1.7.1 - RMySQL 0.5-2 - mysql 4.1.0-alpha-max-nt I followed ...
    Héctor Villafuerte D.Héctor Villafuerte D.
    Oct 15, 2003 at 7:20 pm
    Oct 17, 2003 at 6:00 pm
  • Hi Folks, I'm seeking advice about how to resume an outer loop following failure of a function within the loop (which issues an error message). Essentially, I'm repeating (simulating) a process which ...
    Ted HardingTed Harding
    Oct 9, 2003 at 5:03 pm
    Oct 13, 2003 at 9:50 am
  • Hello, R experts: I got data like this: group duplicate treatment A Y 5 A Y 3 A N 6 B Y 2 B N 4 B Y 1 How to sort the data and calculate the average treatment value for each group in two level of ...
    SzhanSzhan
    Oct 2, 2003 at 1:15 am
    Oct 9, 2003 at 11:18 am
  • On page 165 of Mixed-Effects Models in S and S-Plus by Pinheiro and Bates there is an example of using lme() in the nlme package to fit a model with crossed random factors. The example assumes though ...
    Gordon SmythGordon Smyth
    Oct 31, 2003 at 6:03 am
    Nov 23, 2003 at 6:34 am
  • The solve function in r-patched has been changed so that it applies a tolerance when using Lapack routines to calculate the inverse of a matrix or to solve a system of linear equations. A tolerance ...
    Douglas BatesDouglas Bates
    Oct 30, 2003 at 7:01 pm
    Nov 2, 2003 at 6:00 pm
  • Hi all, I hope this isn't a naive newbie question again. Here you can see column 264 of a data frame containing data of the same interview in May and September. Column 264 contains the answers of 49 ...
    Christoph BierChristoph Bier
    Oct 30, 2003 at 9:34 pm
    Oct 31, 2003 at 8:56 pm
  • I've just installed R 1.0.8 (for Windows) and I tried to install the package Quantreg directly from Cran but it's not in the list of downlodable packages. I tried also downloading the zip file and ...
    Radaelli Paolo - Dottorati di RicercaRadaelli Paolo - Dottorati di Ricerca
    Oct 23, 2003 at 2:19 pm
    Oct 29, 2003 at 3:26 pm
  • Hi, is there an graphics overview, where the graphic capabitlities of R are shown with the corresponding code? I already tested 'demo(graphics)', that isn't that comprehensive, 'demo(image)', ...
    Christoph BierChristoph Bier
    Oct 21, 2003 at 10:22 am
    Oct 22, 2003 at 7:35 am
  • Am using R on a Linux box and am currently writing an interactive R script. 1. How do I ask a user to press any key to continue ? I used a system call to read but this only works if the Enter key is ...
    Ernie AdorioErnie Adorio
    Oct 21, 2003 at 6:47 am
    Oct 21, 2003 at 6:47 am
  • Dear all, Last autumn there was some discussion on the list of the warning Warning message: fitted probabilities numerically 0 or 1 occurred in: (if (is.empty.model(mt)) glm.fit.null else glm.fit)(x ...
    Tord SnallTord Snall
    Oct 8, 2003 at 3:47 pm
    Oct 9, 2003 at 3:54 pm
  • Dear list, I can not understand why the expression in the subject does not work correct: [1] 1.3994e-07 1.3988e-07 1.3953e-07 1.3966e-07 1.3953e-07 1.3968e-07 Is this a kick self problem or an bug? ...
    Thomas BockThomas Bock
    Oct 8, 2003 at 9:27 am
    Oct 8, 2003 at 9:53 pm
  • Hello all, since we're on the topic of R-editors. I am using emacs/ess on a unix workstation (to interact with R and have been having a little problem. I usually write the R commands I need to run in ...
    Murad NayalMurad Nayal
    Oct 2, 2003 at 4:30 pm
    Oct 3, 2003 at 1:38 am
  • I would appreciate getting a clarification of /usr/lib/R/library vs /usr/local/lib/R/site-library. I am running R 1.8 on Debian Linux. On one occasion doing update.packages() resulted in versions of ...
    Frank E Harrell JrFrank E Harrell Jr
    Oct 29, 2003 at 3:22 pm
    Oct 30, 2003 at 2:41 pm
  • I am writing a little abstraction for a series of tests. For example, I am running an anova and kruskal.test on a one-factor model. That isn't a particular problem, I have an interface like ...
    Russell SeniorRussell Senior
    Oct 28, 2003 at 6:17 am
    Oct 28, 2003 at 3:44 pm
  • Dear all, Is there any generic algorithm code for optimization implemented in R? I searched without success. Thanks, -- Zhu Wang Statistical Science Department Southern Methodist University Phone ...
    Zhu wangZhu wang
    Oct 23, 2003 at 2:51 pm
    Oct 24, 2003 at 2:13 am
  • Hi everyone I've been playing with do.call() but I'm having problems understanding it. I have a list of "n" elements, each one of which is "d" dimensional [actually an n-by-n-by ... by-n array] ...
    Robin HankinRobin Hankin
    Oct 21, 2003 at 3:48 pm
    Oct 23, 2003 at 6:29 am
  • Hola! I have the following in a .Rd file: \eqn{\mbox{coef} = c(\mbox{coef}[1],\ldots, \mbox{coef}[n]) } {coef = c(coef[1], coef[2], \dots, coef[n])} However, both arguments come out in the latex ...
    KjetilKjetil
    Oct 12, 2003 at 1:55 pm
    Oct 17, 2003 at 7:49 pm
  • I need to find solutions to a tridiagonal system. By this I mean a set of linear equations Ax = d where A is a square matrix containing elements A[i,i-1], A[i,i] and A[i,i+1] for i in 1:nrow, and ...
    Will HarveyWill Harvey
    Oct 1, 2003 at 12:56 pm
    Oct 1, 2003 at 5:11 pm
  • I am trying to import a permanent SAS data set using read.ssd in the foreign library. I get the following error: SAS failed. SAS program at C:\DOCUME~1\paul\LOCALS~1\Temp\Rtmp21143\file30218.sas a ...
    Paul GreenPaul Green
    Oct 29, 2003 at 3:54 pm
    Oct 29, 2003 at 11:43 pm
  • How can I remove columns with NaN entries ? Here is my simple example: C D E F 1 -0.7071068 NaN -0.7071068 -0.7071068 2 0.7071068 NaN 0.7071068 0.7071068 I am sure it is possible to remove column D ...
    Ryszard CzerminskiRyszard Czerminski
    Oct 24, 2003 at 5:45 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 8:34 pm
  • Dear list members, I would like to know how do I define a MANOVA with a random factor (block) and two fixed factors (repeated measures designs)? What about if we want to see if a matrix is ...
    Marta RufinoMarta Rufino
    Oct 24, 2003 at 4:15 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 3:55 pm
  • I've tried looking at ?colors and ?palette and if I'm understanding it correctly, I'm supposed to type in (for example) palette(rainbow(13)) before I type in my plot (of 13 lines) if I want 13 ...
    Anna PryorAnna Pryor
    Oct 23, 2003 at 6:19 pm
    Oct 24, 2003 at 8:57 pm
  • Dear all, Our department uses the linux system and we are not allowed to submit job directly. We must make a batch to submit through "qmon". so, I make a foo.sh file, which only contains one line ...
    Zhen PangZhen Pang
    Oct 21, 2003 at 4:33 am
    Oct 22, 2003 at 7:18 am
  • Hello, I start running into problems with 1.7. due to packages which are only supported by 1.8., therefore I tried to get 1.8. but synaptic only shows up with 1.7.. Are there already debian 1.8 ...
    Martin WegmannMartin Wegmann
    Oct 20, 2003 at 4:31 pm
    Oct 21, 2003 at 5:14 am
  • Probably a stupid question, but I don't seem to be able to find the answer I'm looking for from any of the R literature. Basically I have a matrix with several thousand rows and 20 columns(weather ...
    Laura QuinnLaura Quinn
    Oct 20, 2003 at 5:41 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 9:04 pm
  • R 1.8.0 on Windows XP Professional. A huge THANK YOU to the R Team for this marvelous software. I am making lattice plots of oceanographic data. The usual layout does not conform to plotting ...
    Mike PragerMike Prager
    Oct 18, 2003 at 6:14 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 1:48 pm
  • Hi, how can I tell 'summary' to print the name of the summarised variable? This is probably an awkward newbie question but I didn't find an answer in the Docus, the FAQ and maillist archive. I want a ...
    Christoph BierChristoph Bier
    Oct 16, 2003 at 11:31 am
    Oct 16, 2003 at 5:13 pm
  • Hello everybody. I've been experimenting with mapply(). Does anyone else have problems with: R mapply(rep,times=1:4, MoreArgsB) (I get a seg fault). robin R R.version platform powerpc-apple-darwin6.6 ...
    Robin HankinRobin Hankin
    Oct 14, 2003 at 3:40 pm
    Oct 15, 2003 at 11:16 am
  • Dear List members: I'm using R1.7.1 (Windows 2000) and having difficulty with scoping. I've studied the FAQ and on-line manuals and think I have identified the source of my difficulty, but cannot ...
    Peter AlspachPeter Alspach
    Oct 9, 2003 at 12:32 am
    Oct 9, 2003 at 7:22 am
  • Dear All, I suspect this is kind of dumb, but when I was under the thrall of the dark lord (read, using a W2K box), all my work in R files came out as foo.RData. I moved on to GNU/Linux, and all the ...
    Federico CalboliFederico Calboli
    Oct 3, 2003 at 11:38 am
    Oct 4, 2003 at 12:48 pm
  • Hi every one, I am trying to generate a normally distributed random variable with the following descriptive statistics, min=1, max�, variance5, mean8.32, 1st quartile8, median@, 3rd quartile@, ...
    Nmi13Nmi13
    Oct 28, 2003 at 8:38 am
    Oct 28, 2003 at 1:21 pm
  • Hi, there. Can I ask how to set up missing values in R? Suppose I want to assign the missing value to the elements in vector which is greater than zero like this: x<-c(1,3,-1,0,4); after the missing ...
    Yulei HeYulei He
    Oct 27, 2003 at 9:05 pm
    Oct 27, 2003 at 10:14 pm
  • I am using R 1.6.1 on Windows. I usually write/edit code in the R console, and when I get it working right, copy and paste it to a text file for later use. In Splus for Windows, this could be done ...
    Paul LivingstonePaul Livingstone
    Oct 21, 2003 at 12:02 am
    Oct 24, 2003 at 6:54 am
  • I have a plot with 13 lines and R repeats colors. Is there any way to make R not repeat colors, or is this just a fundamental limitation on R's part to say have only 8 colors that it can use? Anna
    Anna PryorAnna Pryor
    Oct 23, 2003 at 1:47 pm
    Oct 23, 2003 at 4:48 pm
  • Hi I wondered what the standard procedure was for upgrading from one version of R to the next. I currently have R 1.7.1 and want the latest release, R 1.8.0. I am running SUSE linux 8.2. The main ...
    michael watson (IAH-C)michael watson (IAH-C)
    Oct 20, 2003 at 9:49 am
    Oct 21, 2003 at 9:14 pm
  • Hello everybody, I would like to perform a test for normality (without specifying the mean a variance) on the sample data (80 observations). I found that Lilliefors test is appropriate. Does anybody ...
    Martina PavlicovaMartina Pavlicova
    Oct 17, 2003 at 5:59 pm
    Oct 20, 2003 at 6:17 pm
  • I'm trying to fit a Weibull distribution to some data via maximum likelihood estimation. I'm following the procedure described by Doug Bates in his "Using Open Source Software to Teach Mathematical ...
    Eric RescorlaEric Rescorla
    Oct 20, 2003 at 12:00 am
    Oct 20, 2003 at 12:01 pm
  • I'm learning R from scratch on my linux box, being deeply biased at work by those graphical programs, nice to look but often poor in content and almost generally limited, running under M$ Windows. I ...
    V DemartV Demart
    Oct 14, 2003 at 7:20 am
    Oct 14, 2003 at 1:45 pm
  • Hi all, Let Names a vector of chatacters. For example, [1] "g 604 be-0 -p1 (602 matches)" "g 606 Phli-0 -p2 (517 matches)" [3] "g 608 alu-0 (659 matches)" I try to use gsub or grep functions for two ...
    Martin OlivierMartin Olivier
    Oct 13, 2003 at 2:30 pm
    Oct 13, 2003 at 11:54 pm
  • Dear R-users I have a probelm running stepAIC in R1.7.1 I wrote a program which used stepAIC as a part of it, and it worked fine while I was using the previous version of R1.7.0. However, I found the ...
    Hiroto MiyoshiHiroto Miyoshi
    Oct 5, 2003 at 12:46 pm
    Oct 12, 2003 at 10:13 am
  • Dear listers, I have two questions: (1) Is there a way in R to change the base-n of the calculations. I wnat to run some calculations either in binary (base-2) or base-4. Is there a way to specify ...
    Andrej KvederAndrej Kveder
    Oct 8, 2003 at 7:39 pm
    Oct 10, 2003 at 10:36 am
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