[R] Hello & a simple question

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Jul 16 17:04:23 CEST 2002

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, January Weiner 3 wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm new to R, but it seems to work nicely for me from the start.  Being a
> molecular biologist, I do not have a profound knowledge of statistical
> reasoning.  I have two questions:
> 1) is there an other manual for R available apart from the `R-intro'
> document, especially one with more in-deep description of calculating
> basic statistics with R?

There are other manuals on CRAN, under Documentation|Contributed that
might do what you want.  There are also quite a few introductory books on
S-PLUS around, and the information is likely to be compatible.  The usual
book recommendation (MASS) is probably not what you're looking for.

> ...and a more specific one:
> 2) Suppose I compute a regression model using the lm() function.  How does
> one plot confidence regions for this model?

Using the ellipse() function in the ellipse package.


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