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  • Hello, I've been trying to familiarize myself with the computing tools of the trade (e.g. SAS, R, Perl, LaTex) and I've been getting somewhere with the individual programs, but I'm trying to get a ...
    Tanya MurphyTanya Murphy
    Mar 28, 2003 at 4:42 pm
    Mar 31, 2003 at 6:33 pm
  • I noticed last week that when using mozilla (both 1.2 and 1.3) as the help browser in R, it exhibits the following behavior: 1. assuming the browser is running go to the help - "search engine and key ...
    Anne YorkAnne York
    Mar 27, 2003 at 9:52 pm
    Mar 29, 2003 at 1:37 pm
  • Hello, as far as I see, R reports type I sums of squares. I'd like to get R to print out type III sums of squares. e.g. I have the following model: vardep~factor1*factor2 to get the type III sum of ...
    Josef FrankJosef Frank
    Mar 6, 2003 at 11:14 pm
    Mar 7, 2003 at 3:35 pm
  • Dear Everyone, I am a novel user of the R package (less than a week). I am using the package to analyse some microarray data. I have successfully imported the data, and manipulated it, resulting in ...
    Steve MooreSteve Moore
    Mar 3, 2003 at 1:13 pm
    Mar 4, 2003 at 7:17 pm
  • Dear R Gang, I'm interested in using R and the nls package for fitting kinetic models. I'm having some difficulty getting a model specified for nls though. The math for the model that I want to fit ...
    Michael A. MillerMichael A. Miller
    Mar 6, 2003 at 6:32 pm
    Jan 26, 2004 at 2:37 pm
  • I've had time to return to the "external editor" project. The following function does almost what I want, which is to allow an external editor to feed command lines to R. ext.editor<-function(editor) ...
    Jim LemonJim Lemon
    Mar 24, 2003 at 4:05 am
    Apr 2, 2003 at 8:26 pm
  • I saw in the archive a post from Mark Wilkinson (Feb 1, 2003), saying that some of his R-generated png plots came out overlapping. I am seeing the same thing (with R 1.6.2 on Linux i686). My input ...
    Allin CottrellAllin Cottrell
    Mar 12, 2003 at 8:17 pm
    Mar 13, 2003 at 12:59 pm
  • without having to check the vector element by element? Thanks a lot! Jason ===== Jason G. Liao, Ph.D. Division of Biometrics University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 335 George Street, ...
    Jason LiaoJason Liao
    Mar 5, 2003 at 9:36 pm
    Mar 6, 2003 at 9:46 am
  • I'm ploting a rather large number of points [~24,000] in two series with slightly different distributions. I would like to be able to effectively see where the two distributions overlap by setting ...
    Don ArmstrongDon Armstrong
    Mar 11, 2003 at 8:08 pm
    Mar 12, 2003 at 1:58 pm
  • Hey, I want to draw several plots sequently, but have to make them dispaly in one figure. So how to achieve this? Thanks. Fred
    Feng ZhangFeng Zhang
    Mar 5, 2003 at 6:05 am
    Mar 28, 2003 at 4:18 am
  • After trying numerous options, I'm just about at my wits end. The most frequent suggestion was to export to a postscript or PDF file and import that into Word. However, no matter what I did or how I ...
    Eric FruitsEric Fruits
    Mar 6, 2003 at 6:08 pm
    Mar 8, 2003 at 11:37 pm
  • Dear list, has anyone written a package/function in R for computing a point- biserial resp. biserial correlation? Thanks in advance Bernd
    Bernd WeissBernd Weiss
    Mar 31, 2003 at 9:22 am
    Apr 4, 2003 at 11:42 am
  • Dear all, I am trying to learn R. Is it possible to find the mean of some rows (of some table) and to put it in new table. For example we have following table date x y z 1 05-23-2001 7 1 3 2 ...
    Ghosh MiniGhosh Mini
    Mar 27, 2003 at 1:22 pm
    Mar 31, 2003 at 9:28 pm
  • It may be my lack of unerstanding, but round() seems to me to give inconsistent results when rounding 5s as in the following examples? [1] 1.1 # 1.0 ? and signif(): [1] 3.45 # 3.44 ? platform ...
    Rashid NassarRashid Nassar
    Mar 15, 2003 at 9:53 pm
    Mar 16, 2003 at 10:36 am
  • I'm in the very initial stage of expanding the formula processing in my quantile regression function rq() to handle additive nonparametric components, say qss(x), or qss(x,z). I need some advice ...
    Roger KoenkerRoger Koenker
    Mar 10, 2003 at 12:21 pm
    Mar 11, 2003 at 10:07 pm
  • Hi List Try the following simple set of functions (R-1.6.1): square <- function(x){x*x} cube <- function(x) {x*x*x} f1 <- function(x){square(x)*(x+1)} f2 <- function(x){square(x)+cube(x)} error <- ...
    Robin HankinRobin Hankin
    Mar 31, 2003 at 4:00 am
    Apr 1, 2003 at 7:35 am
  • R Users I am a new user of R. I have sample weights that I would like to apply to some of the variables in my data set. Where can I go for information on how to do that? Richard
    Reed, Richard WReed, Richard W
    Mar 22, 2003 at 7:07 pm
    Mar 31, 2003 at 4:02 pm
  • Hello! let: test<-1:3 list(test) names(test)<-c("X11","X12","Y23") 3 I had assumed that the names in a list are like a keys in a hash. Therefore i thought that no value should be returned. The ...
    Mar 24, 2003 at 3:48 pm
    Mar 24, 2003 at 10:04 pm
  • Dear friends, I work with Matlab and now a bit in trouble with getting used to R. Could you give me some help with the following questions: 1. how to generate the random matrix mxn with constant mean ...
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:45 pm
    Mar 20, 2003 at 7:28 pm
  • Hello 1* I need to use logistic regression. But my data file is very huge( appx. 4 million line). R doesn't handle such a file. What can I do ? ------------------------ 2* So, I thought whether I ...
    Mar 14, 2003 at 2:48 pm
    Mar 14, 2003 at 7:09 pm
  • I'm having a weird problem with length(), in R1.6.1 under windows2000. I have a dataframe called byyr, with ten columns, the first of which is named cnd95. summary(byyr) shows that byyr$cnd95 ...
    David ParkhurstDavid Parkhurst
    Mar 14, 2003 at 3:35 pm
    Mar 14, 2003 at 5:35 pm
  • Hi there, When installing R on linux 8.0, I got the following error message: rpm -i /mnt/cdrom/linux/8.x/R-1.6.2-1.i386.rpm error: /mnt/cdrom/linux/8.x/R-1.6.2-1.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: BAD, key ...
    Wenyan ZhongWenyan Zhong
    Mar 13, 2003 at 2:07 pm
    Mar 14, 2003 at 2:14 pm
  • Hi, Sorry about making this stupid question, but I did not find the answer from documentation. I managed to read my spss .sav file into the R, no problem. Next I would like to write this data to a ...
    Michael MiettinenMichael Miettinen
    Mar 12, 2003 at 1:13 pm
    Mar 12, 2003 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi, lme() users, Can some one tell me how to do this. I model Orthodont with the same G for random variables, but different R{i}'s for boys and girls, so that I can get sigma1_square_hat for boys and ...
    Mar 4, 2003 at 8:38 pm
    Mar 6, 2003 at 8:49 am
  • Hi, all. I'm looking for a way to generate temperature profiles and display them in different colors on different maps. I'm basically looking for a way to display simple meteorological graphs using ...
    Greg TraftonGreg Trafton
    Mar 18, 2003 at 6:26 pm
    Nov 14, 2003 at 5:44 pm
  • Hello, I have problem when i am trying to install a package containing fortran source code. I give below the result of installation for one package (I have always the same message : /usr/bin/ld: can ...
    Philippe HupéPhilippe Hupé
    Mar 30, 2003 at 7:17 pm
    Mar 30, 2003 at 8:57 pm
  • Dear all, I didn't find any graphical solution in the package "mva" to plot the canonical scores from a CCA (canonical correlation analysis). Does anybody knows how to plot or has anybody already ...
    F MercierF Mercier
    Mar 27, 2003 at 2:54 pm
    Mar 29, 2003 at 2:03 pm
  • Does anyone know whether there is an R version of the S-Plus software that can be downloaded from the website of the book Elements of Statistical Learning by Hastie, Tibshirani and Friedman? Rob ...
    R. PotharstR. Potharst
    Mar 25, 2003 at 11:07 am
    Mar 25, 2003 at 8:07 pm
  • Dear R-help, Can some one tell me how to do the following (if it's possible)? Suppose I have a function like this: f <- function(x, y, ...) { ## some code g(x, y, ...) ## some more code } The problem ...
    Liaw, AndyLiaw, Andy
    Mar 21, 2003 at 8:36 pm
    Mar 25, 2003 at 6:51 pm
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    Sabrina servantySabrina servanty
    Mar 21, 2003 at 7:21 pm
    Mar 21, 2003 at 8:29 pm
  • Hi all, As far as I understood from the documentation of xgobi. The package is intended to plot data in 3D (and more). Why if I enter example(xgobi) nothing displays even though the example calls ...
    Miha STAUTMiha STAUT
    Mar 16, 2003 at 11:49 am
    Mar 17, 2003 at 6:52 pm
  • Hi List, i am locking for a GUI for R. I have a Debian Woody 3.0 and running R 1.5.1. In office i am using SPSS 9.0 for several years now after Systat for short time and now i would use a statistic ...
    Ulrich PedriUlrich Pedri
    Mar 13, 2003 at 10:44 pm
    Mar 17, 2003 at 11:21 am
  • Hi, I'm having some problem with a dataset and I don't really know how to analyse it. I have 20 subjects in two groups of treatment (8 an 12 subjects). Biological measure have been recorded at ...
    Blaise TRAMIERBlaise TRAMIER
    Mar 12, 2003 at 2:37 am
    Mar 13, 2003 at 10:49 am
  • Dear R users, I am having problems trying to fit quasipoisson and negative binomials glm. My data set contains abundance (counts) of a species under different management regimens. First, I tried to ...
    Vicente PiornoVicente Piorno
    Mar 12, 2003 at 6:18 pm
    Mar 13, 2003 at 9:12 am
  • Hi, how can I scale the x- and y-axis of a "plot" to the same scale? My problem: The following command sequence produces the plot in a square. What I want is the x-axis to be 5 times as wide ...
    Till BaumgaertelTill Baumgaertel
    Mar 11, 2003 at 11:00 pm
    Mar 12, 2003 at 9:38 am
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    Francisco J MolinaFrancisco J Molina
    Mar 10, 2003 at 7:55 pm
    Mar 11, 2003 at 1:43 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know if R has the functionality to calculate a simple moving average. I cant seem to find it in the help menu. thanks, Wayne Dr Wayne R. Jones Statistician / Research Analyst KSS ...
    Wayne JonesWayne Jones
    Mar 7, 2003 at 2:36 pm
    Mar 10, 2003 at 5:03 pm
  • Dear R users, Does anyone notice that Rterm.exe does not work well with rxvt.exe, an xterm emulator for Cygwin? It produces an error message window with the following message: This program has ...
    Paul Y. PengPaul Y. Peng
    Mar 3, 2003 at 3:16 am
    Mar 7, 2003 at 4:29 pm
  • Dear All, For my regression problem(thousand dependents by thousand predictors by hundred months observations), I prefer to parallel computation in R. Is it possible to parallel programming using R ...
    Lun liLun li
    Mar 4, 2003 at 11:59 am
    Mar 4, 2003 at 10:52 pm
  • Hi all, Just curious on the sudden change in the e-mail address coming from r-help and r-devel today. They are indicated as being r-help-bounces at and r-devel-bounces at ...
    Marc SchwartzMarc Schwartz
    Mar 4, 2003 at 4:40 pm
    Mar 4, 2003 at 5:57 pm
  • Hey, R-listers Now I am going to estimate or approximate a surface in 3-D space given a large enough number of (x,y,z) data sets. So for these 3-D data points, is it possible to get a surface ...
    Feng ZhangFeng Zhang
    Mar 4, 2003 at 5:10 am
    Mar 4, 2003 at 11:42 am
  • Hi R lovers I would like to know how to step to the next line in the R console editor without breaking the continuity of my code more clearly : if for example I write a function, so far i have to ...
    Vincent StoliaroffVincent Stoliaroff
    Mar 4, 2003 at 3:37 am
    Mar 4, 2003 at 11:33 am
  • I'm a great fan of read.table(), but this time the data had a lot of cruft. So I used readLines() and editted the char vector to eventually get something like this: " 23.4 1.5 4.2" " 19.1 2.2 4.1" ...
    Mar 31, 2003 at 10:09 pm
    Apr 1, 2003 at 6:41 am
  • Hello everyone I hope Im not bothering you all again. I have just begun to use R and so Im not yet familiarized with it.. I ve got an assignment which consists in calculating the area of a circle ...
    Roxana BravoRoxana Bravo
    Mar 31, 2003 at 7:46 pm
    Mar 31, 2003 at 10:27 pm
  • Hello, I'm inexperienced with linux, X11 and R. A font problem have surfaced. When I use pairs in John Fox's car library e.g.: Error in text.default(x, y, txt, cex = cex, font = font) : X11 font at ...
    Fredrik LundgrenFredrik Lundgren
    Mar 31, 2003 at 7:46 am
    Mar 31, 2003 at 3:27 pm
  • Dear List I have what is probably a simple problem that I just can't seem to solve. I have a data list which is in the form: lev2.list [[1]] 1 2 number number [[2]] 3 4 number number etc down to ...
    Laura GrossLaura Gross
    Mar 28, 2003 at 4:44 pm
    Mar 29, 2003 at 6:53 am
  • R-Community, I'm puzzled by the following behavior in R 1.6.2 and have found no reference to this in the archives: [1] 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 as expected. However, [1] 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 ??? ...
    Joel KincaidJoel Kincaid
    Mar 27, 2003 at 9:17 pm
    Mar 28, 2003 at 5:17 pm
  • I use optim to compute maximum likelihood estimations without giving an analytical gradient to optim. However, I would like to get an output of the final numerical gradient vector and the final ...
    Stéphane LuchiniStéphane Luchini
    Mar 27, 2003 at 11:24 am
    Mar 27, 2003 at 3:54 pm
  • Hello, I have some problems with RODBC and Excel in Win98 I am using R 1.6.2 and just upgraded RODBC to the last version on CRAN. I have an Excel file with columns Number, Name, Sex, Age, FEV1 on ...
    R. Heberto GhezzoR. Heberto Ghezzo
    Mar 13, 2003 at 6:21 pm
    Mar 26, 2003 at 2:56 pm
  • Is there a limit on the length of a command line in R? Thanks, Dan
    Mar 20, 2003 at 11:39 pm
    Mar 25, 2003 at 5:08 pm
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