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

From: Achim Zeileis <Achim.Zeileis_at_wu-wien.ac.at>
Date: Sat 11 Feb 2006 - 07:06:01 EST

On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 20:29:40 +0100 Angelo Secchi wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
>
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:56:32 -0800
> Berton Gunter <gunter.berton@gene.com> wrote:
>
> > 1. ?options (Look for "scipen")
>
> I'll check it
>
> >
> > 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.
>
> I need to put something in the report I'm writing and make no sense to
> write std err=0.

You are aware that you can not only print the summary to the screen, but also compute with the result, right? Look at   summary(obj)$coefficients
in particular
  summary(obj)$coefficients[,2]
Z

> By the way
>
> Thanks a lot
>
>
>
> >
> > -- Bert Gunter
> > Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
> > South San Francisco, CA
> >
> > "The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific
> > learning process." - George E. P. Box
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> > > [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Angelo
> > > Secchi Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 10:44 AM
> > > To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> > > Subject: [R] precision of std. error in summary
> > >
> > >
> > > 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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