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  • Hello, everyone! I picked up R several months ago and have adopted it as my choice for statistical programming. Coming from a Java background, I can honestly say that R is not only free, it is better ...
    Jason LiaoJason Liao
    Apr 9, 2001 at 2:46 am
    Apr 17, 2001 at 8:11 pm
  • Thanks for the packages. I'm trying them out, will let you know if I have any issues. I've taught with the little green book you did for Sage. Good work, that. pj John Fox wrote: -- Paul E. Johnson ...
    Apr 28, 2001 at 4:19 am
    Jun 6, 2001 at 4:44 pm
  • Hi I want to export an array (dim=c(24,12,17)) from splus into R. I've tried dump but R couldn't source it. Is there a fast and clean way of doing this ? Thanks EJ ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Apr 3, 2001 at 12:47 pm
    Apr 3, 2001 at 6:22 pm
  • Using RedHat Linux 7.0, R-1.2.2, R-hdf5-1.2 library, I want to load a dataset, do some stuff with it, then erase its objects, get an other, repeat. My friend wrote a function which tried to clear ...
    Paul E JohnsonPaul E Johnson
    Apr 10, 2001 at 2:08 pm
    Apr 23, 2001 at 4:53 pm
  • I frequently use hclust on a similarity matrix. In R only a distance matrix is allowed. Is there a simple reliable transformation of a similarity matrix that will result in a distance matrix making ...
    Frank E Harrell JrFrank E Harrell Jr
    Apr 10, 2001 at 8:55 pm
    Apr 11, 2001 at 12:31 pm
  • Hello everybody, I am making a modified version of "Stephan Steinhaus' benchmark test for number crunching, v. 2, (see for the original version), ...
    Philippe GrosjeanPhilippe Grosjean
    Apr 27, 2001 at 12:03 pm
    Apr 28, 2001 at 8:27 am
  • Dear R folks, (Running Windows 98, Pentium II, 128 Mb RAM) I have been using Splus 2000 for about 1.5 years, and have recently begun using R. I love the Open Source philosophy! I may be switching to ...
    Martin Henry H. StevensMartin Henry H. Stevens
    Apr 20, 2001 at 2:06 pm
    Apr 20, 2001 at 7:27 pm
  • I was wondering whether somebody has developed a set of Textpad macro that work with R the same way as WinEdt does. I use Textpad for almost everything (programming, creating LaTex docs, etc.), it ...
    Shige SongShige Song
    Apr 11, 2001 at 8:23 am
    Apr 12, 2001 at 6:26 am
  • If you want pdf, save as eps or ps, then use ps2pdf, which comes with GhostScript (or gs, as the case may be). See Jon ...
    Jonathan BaronJonathan Baron
    Apr 3, 2001 at 1:24 am
    Apr 8, 2001 at 11:53 pm
  • Dear R users, Using the wilcoxon test in the library ctest, I have the following error message. --------------- V2 V3 V4 V5 1 458.2 200.5 232 205 V6 V7 V8 1 308.2 537 971.9 Error in wilcox.test(a, b) ...
    Laurent GautierLaurent Gautier
    Apr 6, 2001 at 1:35 pm
    Apr 7, 2001 at 11:20 pm
  • Hi there, I've successfully installed und updated some contributed R packages (R version 1.2.2 on Debian Linux, logged in as a normal user), but I'm wondering about this: [...] Could not open ...
    Sven GarbadeSven Garbade
    Apr 26, 2001 at 10:53 am
    Apr 27, 2001 at 7:00 am
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    Bernie McConnellBernie McConnell
    Apr 20, 2001 at 4:34 pm
    Apr 23, 2001 at 8:05 pm
  • I am trying to plot a time series (a stock index) with dates on the x-axis. If I type: plot(a,b) where a is the vector of dates obtained with chron() and b is the time series, I get a nice plot. If I ...
    Marco TabogaMarco Taboga
    Apr 30, 2001 at 4:08 pm
    May 1, 2001 at 7:33 pm
  • Dear all, Dose anyone know whether there is a good R packege or program for Mantel's randomization test? Thanks in advance. ------------------------ Takashi Mizuno zoono at Plant ...
    Takashi MizunoTakashi Mizuno
    Apr 28, 2001 at 7:36 pm
    May 1, 2001 at 2:31 pm
  • Windows 98 R : Copyright 2001, The R Development Core Team Version 1.2.1 (2001-01-15) Dear friends. How comes this works and produce a single prediction: x <- rnorm(15) y <- x + rnorm(15) ...
    Troels RingTroels Ring
    Apr 9, 2001 at 1:43 pm
    Apr 9, 2001 at 4:00 pm
  • I'm relatively new to R, and have looked through the documentation and FAQ, and have not been able to find out how I can accomplish something. If someone can point me in the right direction, I would ...
    Peter GallanisPeter Gallanis
    Apr 29, 2001 at 3:20 pm
    Apr 29, 2001 at 5:50 pm
  • Hi, I couldn't figure out how to use the functions from the ctest library. I'm using the r-base package that comes with debian potato. library("ctest") told me that no such package existed. I checked ...
    Christof MeigenChristof Meigen
    Apr 23, 2001 at 10:15 am
    Apr 23, 2001 at 9:38 pm
  • The help pages of R-1.2.2 include several pages on various time series functions, but when I try to use these functions they appear not to be available .... am I missing something obvious, or are ...
    L C G RogersL C G Rogers
    Apr 23, 2001 at 9:50 am
    Apr 23, 2001 at 11:08 am
  • I am looking for an elegant solution to the following problem. I have one that works, but it is ugly. In a questionnaire, each of 80 subjects answered 8 questions about each of 30 different ...
    Jonathan BaronJonathan Baron
    Apr 21, 2001 at 10:33 am
    Apr 23, 2001 at 7:57 am
  • Dear List: Most of the analysis I do involves contingency tables. I am migrating to R from Stata and I have a number of questions about using contingency tables in R. I suspect that most of the ...
    Patrick BallPatrick Ball
    Apr 15, 2001 at 8:59 pm
    Apr 17, 2001 at 1:46 pm
  • Hi, I was trying to use the batch mode "rcmd" under Windows NT. The online help says the right command should be "Rcmd BATCH [options] infile [outfile]". But when I type "rcmd BATCH aaa.r" I got ...
    Shige SongShige Song
    Apr 13, 2001 at 8:59 am
    Apr 13, 2001 at 10:20 am
  • Is there a way of echoing (similar to Matlab "echo on") commands that are being executed? I know how to do this for script files by using source(..., echo=TRUE), but I would like to be able to use ...
    Henrik BengtssonHenrik Bengtsson
    Apr 11, 2001 at 3:40 am
    Apr 11, 2001 at 10:21 am
  • Hi Does someone knows if there's a function/package that can make thin plate splines ? I've looked in mgcv and splines but I haven't found anything. Thanks EJ ...
    José Ernesto JardimJosé Ernesto Jardim
    Apr 6, 2001 at 2:32 pm
    Apr 9, 2001 at 8:54 am
  • Dear R-help, I have been checking the different functions in the "ts" as well as "tseries" libraries and I could not find any reference to "regression time series" or applying a model to a set of ...
    Ortega, Carlos (Carlos)Ortega, Carlos (Carlos)
    Apr 4, 2001 at 1:44 pm
    Apr 6, 2001 at 4:32 pm
  • Is there a method to save a plot as a pdf file? Thanks for any suggestions, Niels ******************************************************* Niels Waller, Ph.D. Director of Quantitative Methods and ...
    niels Wallerniels Waller
    Apr 3, 2001 at 1:29 am
    Apr 5, 2001 at 9:33 am
  • Hello again, If I want to have a set of add-ons functions (say: nlme and tseries) loaded to R everytime I run R, do I put command: library(nlme) library(tseries) in the rw1021/etc/Rprofile file? ...
    Peppy & Siuly Adi-PurnomoPeppy & Siuly Adi-Purnomo
    Apr 28, 2001 at 4:53 pm
    Apr 28, 2001 at 7:21 pm
  • Why? dot plot is now a term in widespread use and of long standing (e.g. Cleveland 1985, 1994 etc) ... so far as I know it has always and only had one name. Altering terminology without a good (and ...
    Richard RoweRichard Rowe
    Apr 27, 2001 at 8:07 am
    Apr 27, 2001 at 10:41 pm
  • I have a question about passing arguments to the function f that nlm minimizes. I have no problems if I do this: x<-seq(0,1,.1) y<-1.1*x + (1-1.1) + rnorm(length(x),0,.1) fn<-function(p) { ...
    Bill SimpsonBill Simpson
    Apr 27, 2001 at 9:25 am
    Apr 27, 2001 at 3:21 pm
  • Morning, I've plotted multiple figures on one page, setup the page with n2mfrow. This works fine, but I can't figure out how to change to a specific plot (e.g. first row, second column) to add some ...
    Sven GarbadeSven Garbade
    Apr 27, 2001 at 9:12 am
    Apr 27, 2001 at 1:33 pm
  • Hello I have installed R-0.90.1 on my Linux (Redhat 6.2) machine, unfortunately I am not able to use a number of commands like e.g. smooth.spline and predict.smooth.spline. The error messages being ...
    Apr 26, 2001 at 9:16 am
    Apr 26, 2001 at 9:53 am
  • I suppose I am looking for recommendations on the right book on R for me. This post drones on a bit about what sort of programming I do and is basically asking if there are any books on R written ...
    Chris MarshallChris Marshall
    Apr 25, 2001 at 5:22 pm
    Apr 25, 2001 at 10:45 pm
  • Dear R-users, I've a question regardiing multiple linear regression. Is it possible to regress a function of the type y=b0+b1*x1+b2*x2 constraining the partial derivatives dy/dx1 and dy/dx2 to be ...
    Marco PaganiMarco Pagani
    Apr 19, 2001 at 9:26 am
    Apr 19, 2001 at 10:54 am
  • I have not been able to install R on my computer. I am using a Linux Mandrake 7.2. What is the archive I have to download? where is it located? How can I install it after downloaded? Thank you ...
    Antonio Gil-Nagel ReinAntonio Gil-Nagel Rein
    Apr 17, 2001 at 9:31 pm
    Apr 18, 2001 at 8:23 pm
  • Dear List: I have a data manipulation problem that I was unable to solve in R. I did it in SQL, and it may be that the solution in R is to do it in SQL, but I wondered if people could imagine a ...
    Patrick BallPatrick Ball
    Apr 15, 2001 at 9:01 pm
    Apr 16, 2001 at 10:27 pm
  • Is it possible to create a list or a vector with tags being numbers? e.g. a <- list(1=2, 3=4) thanks, miguel -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- r-help ...
    Miguel MediavillaMiguel Mediavilla
    Apr 5, 2001 at 5:51 pm
    Apr 5, 2001 at 7:55 pm
  • I am taking a stats class and need to do a single factor anova table with four treatments for an assignment. The instructor showed the class how to do it with minitab, and I am unsure how to proceede ...
    George A. DowdingGeorge A. Dowding
    Apr 4, 2001 at 5:20 am
    Apr 5, 2001 at 2:24 am
  • Greetings- Using R 1.2.2 under linux, I get the following: + r.logic.enlightened, r.logic.capacity, r.logic.mediate) + ~ grouptype, + data=gt) Error in parse(file, n, text, prompt) : parse error I ...
    Andrew PerrinAndrew Perrin
    Apr 3, 2001 at 8:08 pm
    Apr 4, 2001 at 1:27 pm
  • Dear R users, I am looking for a reference to an algorithm for estimation of sample quantiles which does not require bringing the whole data into memory (more precisely its memory complexity should ...
    Vadim OgranovichVadim Ogranovich
    Apr 3, 2001 at 6:31 pm
    Apr 3, 2001 at 8:08 pm
  • hi, All. I'm using R 1.2.2 on a linux box. I have very long labels on my y axis, and when I try to print them out, they always come out clipped so I can't see them. How do I change the margin for the ...
    Greg TraftonGreg Trafton
    Apr 30, 2001 at 8:21 pm
    May 1, 2001 at 11:28 am
  • I am sure it is just me not understanding how R works, but could somebody explain why curve(cos(x)) works and curve(expression(cos(x)) does not? I have done some investigating and here is what I ...
    Apr 30, 2001 at 10:20 pm
    Apr 30, 2001 at 11:06 pm
  • Hi all, I wonder if there is a R mode for emacs which highlights the R syntax. If there is one, I would be interested in downloading the latest version . regards, Olivier -- ...
    Olivier MartinOlivier Martin
    Apr 30, 2001 at 12:06 pm
    Apr 30, 2001 at 2:24 pm
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    Bernie McConnellBernie McConnell
    Apr 25, 2001 at 12:05 pm
    Apr 30, 2001 at 8:20 am
  • I'm trying to do a modulus operator in R-1.2.2 on Windows -- specific version: R : Copyright 2001, The R Development Core Team Version 1.2.2 Patched (2001-03-22) Here's what the R language manual ...
    M. Edward BoraskyM. Edward Borasky
    Apr 28, 2001 at 6:51 pm
    Apr 28, 2001 at 7:36 pm
  • Hi- Somebody asked me if there was such a thing as a package for wavelets in R. Is there? It seems there's a toolbox for wavelets for S-PLUS, so our guess was that there might be something for R. If ...
    Usuario Universo OnlineUsuario Universo Online
    Apr 28, 2001 at 2:25 pm
    Apr 28, 2001 at 2:25 pm
  • Hi all, i have a little pb but i don t find how i can solve it.. this is.. i have two vectors x and yn and they don t have the same length... (i suppose length(x) length(y)) this is what i want to ...
    Olivier MartinOlivier Martin
    Apr 26, 2001 at 5:39 pm
    Apr 26, 2001 at 6:07 pm
  • Hi all, How do people do non-linear constrained maximization in R? If in C, are there any packages people would recommend as being particularly easy to interface/hack to work with R? And if not, does ...
    Elliot WilliamsElliot Williams
    Apr 25, 2001 at 10:52 pm
    Apr 26, 2001 at 3:05 pm
  • Hi Didier, I tried install.packages(PTAk,"lib") and it gave --14:05:05-- = `/home/woodstock/hoffmann/R/tmp/fileR4815S31df' Connecting to ...
    Christian HoffmannChristian Hoffmann
    Apr 24, 2001 at 12:34 pm
    Apr 24, 2001 at 1:11 pm
  • Hi All, Two quick questions. 1) I am using write.table to output data.frames to ascii files, e.g., test <- data.frame(rnorm(2)) write.table(test,file="output") "rnorm.2." "1" -0.718560808193286 "2" ...
    Dermot MacSweeneyDermot MacSweeney
    Apr 24, 2001 at 8:54 am
    Apr 24, 2001 at 9:45 am
  • Hello, R People: How do I change the size of a graph, please? I tried par(cin=c(8.5,11)) and it said that Warning message: parameter "cin" can't be set in: par(args) Error in : Figure ...
    Erin HodgessErin Hodgess
    Apr 23, 2001 at 9:02 pm
    Apr 23, 2001 at 10:20 pm
  • I'm wondering if a Mac OS-X port of R-1.2.2 has occurred. Jan de Leeuw posted that he had made a preliminary port using calls to X windows for the GUI portions, but that file doesn't exist on his ...
    Steven BokerSteven Boker
    Apr 20, 2001 at 6:14 pm
    Apr 20, 2001 at 10:56 pm
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