Using the VGAM Package

  • Thomas W. Yee
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


This chapter looks at the VGAM package in R from a user’s point of view. We look at its general usage and naming conventions, some recommendations, common trouble shooting and tricks, S4 versus S3 nuances, and some details are given on some selected methods functions, e.g., fitted(), summary(). Many of the topics will be revision for the seasoned R user. This chapter assumes prior familiarity with R. Note that the software details presented here are subject to change.


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  • Thomas W. Yee
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  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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