Re: [R] Help on variable ranking

From: Simon Blomberg <blomsp_at_ozemail.com.au>
Date: Wed 17 Jan 2007 - 06:04:24 GMT

Before you do that, you might try reading this paper:

Bring, J. 1995. Variable importance by partitioning R^2. Quality and Quantity 29:173-189.

Cheers,

Simon.

Andrew Robinson wrote:

> Rupendra,
> 
> depending on the nature of your data (which you haven't mentioned),
> you might try hierarchical partitioning, as found in the hier.part
> package on CRAN.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Andrew
> 
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:07:18AM +0545, Rupendra Chulyadyo wrote:

>> Hello all,
>>
>> I want to assign relative score to the predictor variables on the basis of
>> its influence on the dependent variable. But I could not find any standard
>> statistical approach appropriate for this purpose.
>> Please suggest the possible approaches.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>> Rupendra Chulyadyo
>> Institute of Engineering,
>> Tribhuvan University,
>> Nepal
>>
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