Re: [R] References verifying accuracy of R for basic statisticalcalculations and tests

From: Jesus Frias <Jesus.Frias_at_dit.ie>
Date: Fri 14 Jul 2006 - 19:56:12 EST

Hi all,

There is a NISTnls package with the nonlinear regression examples in CRAN. This work might have been done already.

regards,

Jesus

On Fri, July 14, 2006 10:57 am, Sean O'Riordain said:
> Please don't shoot!
>
> q: would it be a good idea to use these datasets as a basis for some
> regression tests?
>
> Sean
>
>
>
> On 14/07/06, Rau, Roland <Rau@demogr.mpg.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> > [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Corey Powell
>> >
>> > Do you know of any references that verify the accuracy of R
>> > for basic statistical calculations and tests. The results of
>> > these studies should indicate that R results are the same as
>> > the results of other statistical packages to a certain number
>> > of decimal places on some benchmark calculations.
>>
>> I don't know of any references, but maybe you can somehow "verify the
>> accuracy of R" by running some analysis with the "NIST Statistical
>> Reference Datasets"; the URL is
http://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/strd/
>> So maybe you can run the analyses mentioned there and say that R
>> (hopefully) returned the correct results.
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>> Roland
>>
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