[R] Perl vs. R
jday at csihq.com
Wed Jun 12 21:04:42 CEST 2002
Thanks. That should teach me to never judge a book by its cover. :-)
At 04:31 AM 6/13/02 +1200, Jason Turner wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 07:23:02AM -0400, John Day wrote:
> > I have the new John Fox book on order. But will try to find a copy of
> > Venables-Ripley too. I don't have S-Plus, I thought the Fox book might be
> > better for R-only users.
>For most of Venables and Ripley (hereafter refered to as MASS), S-Plus vs.
>R makes scant difference. The authors have in fact gone to great lengths
>to use code that's R/S neutral wherever possible. Details of MASS are
>They also kindly provide an online pdf compliment which provides the few
>corrections needed for MASS for R users. This document isn't large - total
>32 pages, with only 4 of those being MASS-specific (the rest is mostly a more
>general guide to R for S-Plus users). Currently, this can be found at:
>As stated earlier, the 4th edition is due this in June this winter (or
>summer, for you Northern Hemisphere residents ;).
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