ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 3 21:10:12 CEST 2002

On Mon, 3 Jun 2002, Alpha Pern?a wrote:

> Hello
>   I want to ask if the estimator method LTS (Least Trimmed Squares) is
> implemented in R. I've found the lqs(y~x,method = c("lts")) tool that
> implements LTS but minimazing the sum of the `quantile' smallest squared
> residuals. I don't know if this is the same as the clasical LTS, if it is,


> where do I set the trim (h value to trim the LS sum)?

Wherever you want, depending on the effect you want.

You sound confused: try the ltsreg wrapper.

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