[R] Variable descriptions of a built-in dataset

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 07:33:15 CEST 2005


On 9/17/05, Jun Ding <dingjun_cn at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi, everyone,
> Is there a way to get the detailed variable
> descriptions of a built-in dataset?
> By using
>  attributes(Boston)
> I can get the names of each variables of a builtin
> dataset 'Boston'(in package "MASS"), but I don't know
> what each variable means. Can some body tell me how I
> can get more detailed information about each variable?
> Thank you!
> Jun
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