Re: [R] General Question on learning R...

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>
Date: Wed 04 May 2005 - 04:40:12 EST

          Yes. Thanks for the elaboration. What differences might one expect between the contents of "\demo" and "\R-ex"? (I found "\R-ex" with all the packages I named, but not all had "\demo".)

          spencer graves

There seem to be different

Jonathan Q. wrote:

> assuming one has these installed already, you just look in the demo
> folder under each?  i.e., fBasics\demo ???
> 
> On 5/3/05, Spencer Graves <spencer.graves@pdf.com> wrote:
> 

>> I'm looking at the same thing. A good source for this is to
>>'install.packages(c("fBasics", "fCalendar", "fExtremes", "fMultivar",
>>"fOptions", "fPotfolio", "fractdiff", "fSeries", "its", "lme4",
>>"zoo"))', then 'update.packages()'. These will install subdirectories
>>or folders with the indicated names "fBasics", etc., in "library" with
>>your R installation. For example, in my Windows installation, I have
>>"D:\Program files\R\rw2010pat\library", which contains many subfolders
>>including ones named "fSeries". These all contain files "*.R", which
>>provide sample code.
>>
>> spencer graves
>>
>>Sean Davis wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On May 3, 2005, at 6:46 AM, Jonathan Q. wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>In the process of learning R, with a specific interest on financial
>>>>time series. While I continue to get through the documents I am more
>>>>a fan of learning by example and then looking up how each function is
>>>>used. Any websites which post sample code for R?
>>>>
>>>
>>>The largest source of example code is R itself. If you have a command
>>>in which you are interested, you can often just type the command and the
>>>code will be shown to you. Try typing:
>>>
>>>ls()
>>>
>>>Then:
>>>
>>>ls
>>>
>>>It will show you the code used to produce the result. Also, each
>>>command has its own example(s) in the help.
>>>
>>>Sean
>>>
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>
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