[Rd] Typo in the documentation of prcomp. (PR#569)

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk
14 Jun 2000 14:36:13 +0200

bhm@math.uio.no writes:

> The help for prcomp on R 1.0.0 states that the component sdev of the
> return value is the eigenvalues of the cov matrix.  Am I completely
> mistaken, or should this be the _square root_ of the eigenvalues?

Yup. Will fix for 1.1.0

> Also, the documentation is not very clear about how tol is used to omit
> components.  (The _code_ is clear, though. :-)

Hmm. Can't think of a concise way of saying this. Hardly something
that needs fixing here and now.

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