on-line documentation (was [R] AR models)

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 1 11:48:13 CEST 1999

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Michael HART wrote:


> BTW.  I have had a bit of a search around the varios R and S sites for a
> document providing a definition of S and how it works.  Is there anyone who
> knows of a site with a good description of the language or is it necessary
> to purchase a book?

I think that depends on the level of description you want. There is
Rnotes, based on the Venables-Smith Snotes (see the CRAN top level).
Beyond that I think you do need a book, and at a certain point you will
find only information on S, but that is being worked on.

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