[R] Question about Calculation of Cross Product

Rolf Turner rolf.turner at xtra.co.nz
Thu Nov 3 23:53:46 CET 2011

On 04/11/11 11:30, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> The crossprod function in base R implements the MATRIX cross product, more familiarly known as "matrix multiplication".

The term "crossprod" is thereby rather misleading, nicht wahr?

Wouldn't it be *nice* to put into the help file a wee warning telling
the young naive user (explicitly) that this is *not* the "usual" 3-D
vector cross product? :-)


         Rolf Turner

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