[Rd] small typo in "An Introduction to R"
apjaworski@mmm.com
apjaworski at mmm.com
Tue Aug 16 22:21:32 CEST 2005
Hi,
I am not sure if this is the right place to report a small typo in one of
the manuals. It is not really a bug, is it?.
In any case, at the end of section 11.6.2 (the glm() function) in the
Quasi-likelihhod models subsection there is an example of using the glm
procedure to fit a particular nonlinear model, which involves model
reparametrization. The typo is in the definition of the second variable.
It should be x_2 = -1/z_1 and not x_2 = -1/x_1. This appears in two places
in the R-intro.texi file in both the R-patched and the R-devel.
Fortunately the file diffs are the same for both versions:
5034c5034
< x_1 = z_2/z_1, x_2 = -1/z_1, beta_1 = 1/theta_1, and beta_2 =
---
> x_1 = z_2/z_1, x_2 = -1/x_1, beta_1 = 1/theta_1, and beta_2 =
5038c5038
< $x_1 = z_2/z_1$, $x_2=-1/z_1$, $\beta_1=1/\theta_1$ and
---
> $x_1 = z_2/z_1$, $x_2=-1/x_1$, $\beta_1=1/\theta_1$ and
Hope this helps,
Andy
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Andy Jaworski
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