[R] Error mean square

Murray Jorgensen maj at waikato.ac.nz
Tue Sep 18 04:57:40 CEST 2001

If rb.lm is an lm-object, I can access the error mean square as

s2 <- sum(rb.lm$residuals^2)/rb.lm$df.residual

This seems a bit like hard work for such a commonly wanted quantity. Is
there a better way to do this?

Murray Jorgensen

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