[R] multicomp() in S+ and R

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 22 08:17:57 CEST 2002

On Wed, 22 May 2002, arcriswell wrote:

> Hello All:
> Is there a function in R similar to multicomp() in S+ ?

No.  But there are TukeyHSD in base and pairwise.t.test and
pairwise.wilcox.test in ctest, which cover part of the ground covered by

If you look in the archives you will see this has cropped up repeatedly,
and you will find the arguments why adjustment for multiple comparisons is
given little importance.

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