Re: [R] definition of index.array and boot.return in the code for boot

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 19 Jul 2005 - 17:45:27 EST

Or read the *sources* for package boot, and find the original code with all the comments.

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Spencer Graves wrote:

> Excellent question. Try 'getAnywhere("index.array")'. It's hidden
> in "namespace:boot". Ditto for "boot.return".
>
> spencer graves
>
> Obrien, Josh wrote:
>
>> Dear R friends,
>>
>> I am reading the code for the function boot in package:boot in an attempt to learn how and where it implements the random resampling used by the non-parametric bootstraps.
>>
>> The code contains two (apparent) functions - 'index.array' and 'boot.return' - for which I can find no documentation, and which don't even seem to exist anywhere on the search path. What are they?
>>
>> Also, if the meanings of those two don't answer my larger question, could you point me to the code that implements the random resampling?
>>
>> Thanks very much for your help,
>>
>> Josh O'Brien
>> UC Davis
>>
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