Re: [Rd] from predict.lm (fwd)

From: Hiroyuki Kawakatsu <>
Date: Fri 15 Oct 2004 - 22:33:32 EST

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:

> It is intended. It has been that way in S for many years, and lots of
> code relies on it. Why would it be useful to have the standard error of a
> prediction interval called
> ^^^

because the "fit" could be for expected or actual y. the return value is named "fit" whether interval="conf" or interval="pred" so i assumed is the standard error of the returned fit.

> But `innovation' is not standard terminology, and it is not the
> coefficients that uncertain, but their estimates.

true. some (accurate) description of the difference between the interval options would be useful to people like me who are not familiar with the terminology.


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