[R] Generalized Additive Model

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 11 13:44:40 CEST 2001

On Mon, 11 Jun 2001, Peppy & Siuly Adi-Purnomo wrote:

> Hello,
> I am wondering if someone can direct me to the syntax of the Generalised
> Additive Model in R?  In Splus this is gam(formula, ... inputs would be
> pretty much the same as glm I suspect..)
> Any response on that (or what package should I grap) would be appreciated
> very much.

There is no `Generalised Additive Model in R'.  There are various ways to
fit wuch models using add-on packages (see the FAQ) and the help pages
will tell you the syntax ....  The closest match is in package mgcv,
which has a gam() function not identical to that in S-PLUS.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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