Re: [R] Multivariate response methods question

From: Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson_at_ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2008 20:55:05 +0000

On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 18:05 +0100, Bálint Czúcz wrote:
> One more suggestion: mvpart
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-packages/2004/000016.html

IIRC, mvpart assumes numeric multivariate responses, not categorical ones. You could treat the data numerically I suppose, but you'd have to be very careful with coding and how the data are interpreted even if this is valid at all.

G

>
> Bálint
>
>
> On Jan 3, 2008 4:31 PM, Max <mnevill_at_exitcheck.net> wrote:
> > Dimitris,
> >
> > Thankyou for pointing me at those functions. It seems like they're
> > limited to only one response variable, unless there's a way of
> > inserting multiple responses that I'm unaware of (which could easily be
> > true) into the formulas.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -Max
> >
> >
> >
> > After serious thinking Dimitris Rizopoulos wrote :
> >
> > > you can have a look at the following functions:
> > >
> > > help("polr", package = "MASS")
> > > help("lrm", package = "Design")
> > > help("multinom", package = "nnet")
> > >
> > >
> > > I hope it helps.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Dimitris
> > >
> > > ----
> > > Dimitris Rizopoulos
> > > Ph.D. Student
> > > Biostatistical Centre
> > > School of Public Health
> > > Catholic University of Leuven
> > >
> > > Address: Kapucijnenvoer 35, Leuven, Belgium
> > > Tel: +32/(0)16/336899
> > > Fax: +32/(0)16/337015
> > > Web: http://med.kuleuven.be/biostat/
> > > http://www.student.kuleuven.be/~m0390867/dimitris.htm
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Max" <mnevill_at_exitcheck.net>
> > > To: <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 9:36 PM
> > > Subject: [R] Multivariate response methods question
> > >
> > >
> > >> Hi Everyone,
> > >>
> > >> I have some data that predicts both a nominal and ordinal response
> > >> variable. I was wondering what packages in R would help me analyze
> > >> the
> > >> data?
> > >>
> > >> I was also curious if anyone could recomend me some textbooks that
> > >> would help with the analysis of such data? I have the 5th edition of
> > >> "Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis" by Richard A. Johnson
> > >> and
> > >> Dean W. Wichern already, but that doesn't seem to cover the material
> > >> I'm looking for.
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> -Max
> > >>
> > >> ______________________________________________
> > >> R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> > >> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > >> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> > >> http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> > >> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > > Disclaimer: http://www.kuleuven.be/cwis/email_disclaimer.htm
> > >
> > > ______________________________________________
> > > R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> > > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > > PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> > > and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> >
> > ______________________________________________
> > R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> > PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> > and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> >
>
> ______________________________________________
> R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.



R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Thu 03 Jan 2008 - 21:01:28 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Thu 03 Jan 2008 - 21:30:05 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive