Re: [R] Source of chickwts data

From: William Dunlap <wdunlap_at_tibco.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 14:01:24 -0700

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> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of Chirok Han
> Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 9:51 AM
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> Subject: [R] Source of chickwts data
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> I'm not sure if this is the right mailing list. My apologies if I'm
> sending the question to the wrong mailing list.
> (The r-packages list moderator suggested using the R-help list.)
>
> My question is about the "chickwts" data in the datasets package.
> According to help(chickwts), the source of the data is
>
>  Anonymous (1948) Biometrika, 35, 214.
>
> But this reference seems irrelevant.
> (See http://www.jstor.org/stable/i315414.)
>
> The help document also gives "McNeil, D. R. (1977) Interactive Data
> Analysis. New York: Wiley" as a reference, but unfortunately my local
> library does not keep the book. Could someone please help me find the
> correct source of the data?

McNeil's book, page 30, attributes it to   "Anonymous query, Biometrics, 1948, page 214"

Bill Dunlap
Spotfire, TIBCO Software
wdunlap tibco.com

>
> Many thanks.
>
> Chirok
>
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