[R] Installing smooth.spline command

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Apr 26 11:44:02 CEST 2001

"G.de-With" wrote:
> Hello
> I have installed R-0.90.1 on my Linux (Redhat 6.2) machine,

1. Install a recent version of R (R-1.2.2)!

> unfortunately I am not able to use a number of commands like e.g.
> smooth.spline and predict.smooth.spline.
> The error messages being given by is:
> Error: Object "smooth.spline" not found

2. type:

3. everything works!

> With the command library() I have checked or the libraries for the
> smoothing functions are there, as shown below.
> --------
> > library()
> Packages in library `/usr/local/lib/R/library':
> base  The R base package
> ctest  Classical Tests
> eda  Exploratory Data Analysis
> lqs  Resistant Regression and Covariance Estimation
> modreg  Modern Regression: Smoothing and Local Methods
> mva  Classical Multivariate Analysis
> nls  Nonlinear regression
> splines  Regression Spline Functions and Classes
> stepfun  Step Functions, including Empirical Distributions
> tcltk  Interface to Tcl/Tk
> ts  Time series functions
> >
> ---------
> From what I can see the code for these commands is available also, as
> there is a file called /usr/local/lib/R/library/modreg/R/modreg,
> containing R code for the smooth.spline function.
> I would be really interested if anyone can tell me how I have to
> install, compile or configure the R code to have the above described
> commands available.

Uwe Ligges
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