[R] doing discriminant analysis?

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon May 24 08:30:07 CEST 1999

On Mon, 24 May 1999, Research Division (sic: Lily Elloso) wrote:

> Are there any libraries in R that can do discriminant analysis?

Yes: library MASS (part of the V&R bundle) has functions lda and qda.
If you want `discriminant analysis' in a broader sense there are
lots more: tree, rpart, polymars, class, nnet, ....

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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