Re: [R] Association between discrete and continuous variable

From: Murray Jorgensen <maj_at_stats.waikato.ac.nz>
Date: Mon 12 Jul 2004 - 18:52:03 EST

I'm wondering if mutual information al la Cover & Thomas (1991, Ch 2) is not the killer association measure for all types of random variables?

Murray Jorgensen

PS Yes, this is probably OT!

Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> What's the reommended way, in R, to determine the strength of
> association between a discrete variable and a continuous variable?
>
> Yes, I have read the manuals, trawled the archives, &c.
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