clk at fhcrc.org
Wed Oct 2 17:14:16 CEST 2002
If David is on a unix/linux based system, I can email him
a package right now.
Martin Maechler wrote:
> >>>>> "DavidB" == Brown, David <djbrown at montana.edu>
> >>>>> on Fri, 27 Sep 2002 10:33:33 -0600 writes:
> DavidB> I've seen references to "polymars", an R
> DavidB> implementation of Friedman's MARS algorithm. Can
> DavidB> anyone tell me where I might be able to find this
> DavidB> (doesn't seem to be in the contributed packages.
> not visibly anymore, but in "Archive" of old packages, i.e., in
> the States,
> http://cran.US.r-project.org/src/contrib/Archive/ -> polymars_1.0-5.tar.gz
> Its DESCRIPTION says
> >> Package: polymars
> >> Version: 1.0-5
> >> Title: Polychotomous Regression based on MARS
> >> Author: Charles Kooperberg and Martin O'Connor
> >> R port by Guido Masarotto <guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it>
> >> Maintainer: Guido Masarotto <guido at sirio.stat.unipd.it>
> >> Description: (polychotomous) regression based on
> >> Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines
> >> License: Free for non-commercial purposes. See the original README.
> As far as I remember (from heresay of the CRAN maintainers),
> there have been at least two problems which made it disappear from
> "official" CRAN:
> - The "Maintainer" did not continue to maintain it when it
> became evident the package needed some fixes to pass "R CMD check"
> - The "License" made it no so much useful anyway such as to
> try to find another maintainer.
> The good news is that Charles Kooperberg recently told me about
> his plans of providing improved code and maintaining it himself
> in the future.
> If Charles (the owner of the code) changes the licence to GPL,
> I'd volunteer to spend a few hours on the package to have it
> pass "R .. check" to be back on CRAN till Charles' new code will
> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> http://stat.ethz.ch/~maechler/
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