Distributions and Data Summaries

  • W. N. Venables
  • B. D. Ripley
Part of the Statistics and Computing book series (SCO)


In this chapter we cover a number of topics from classical univariate statistics. Many of the functions used are S-PLUS extensions to S.


Data Summary Bootstrap Distribution Permutation Method Permutation Distribution Eruption Duration 
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    gamma has an additional parameter rate in S-PLUS 4.0.Google Scholar
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    The special treatment of xo is governed by the switch include . lowest which defaults to T .Google Scholar
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    established by plotting; Härdle (1991) and Scott (1992) have a different cosine kernel (π/4) cos(πx/2)I(∣x∣ ≤ 1) .Google Scholar
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    which uses FORTRAN code.Google Scholar
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    which also uses FORTRAN.Google Scholar
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    We are grateful to Bill Dunlap of MathSoft DAPD for his suggestions for this problem.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. N. Venables
    • 1
  • B. D. Ripley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.University of OxfordOxfordEngland

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