Re: [R] precision of std. error in summary

From: Berton Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com>
Date: Sat 11 Feb 2006 - 05:56:32 EST

  1. ?options (Look for "scipen")
  2. std error = Value/t value
  3. Why do you care with these values?! Seems silly. It's probably off by more than you're worrying about due to numerical error, deviation from assumptions, arbitrariness of tuning constants, etc.

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> Subject: [R] precision of std. error in summary
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>
> Hi,
> I'm doing robust regression with the following command
>
> rlm(dip~ind1+ind2-1,method="M",psi=psi,maxit=1000,acc=1e-15)
>
> now when I ask for a summary
>
> summary(rlm(dip~ind1+ind2-1,method="M",psi=psi,maxit=1000,acc=1e-15))
>
> I get
>
> Coefficients:
> Value Std. Error t value
> ind1 -0.0377 0.0000 -24203.1415
> ind2 1.0370 0.0000 668735.7195
>
> taht is no std error
>
> I've already tryied puuting a "digits = 6" with no success.
> What is the proper way to ask R to provide more digits in the
> std error?
> Thanks
>
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