[R] plot - central limit theorem
Yihui Xie
xieyihui at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 14:39:00 CEST 2008
Thanks, Duncan, I agree with you in terms of doing the tests
independently. I've modified the code and updated the package at
R-forge.
As for the choice of vertical bars or points, you are free to provide
the option "type = 'h'" or "type = 'p'" in the function.
Regards,
Yihui
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On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 2:26 AM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> My suggestion (and this is a matter of taste) would be to do the tests
> independently, rather than using the same dataset plus new observations each
> time. It is hard to understand the behaviour of p-values even without
> complicating things by giving a correlated sequence of them.
>
> And this is even more a matter of taste: I'd plot the p-values as points,
> not as vertical bars. Showing that a p-value of 0.8 is twice as big as a
> p-value of 0.4 isn't useful for interpreting them.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>
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