[R] a MANOVA type function

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 25 11:53:38 CEST 2000

On Fri, 25 Aug 2000, Mark Hall wrote:

> Hi I am using R for Windows.  
> I was curious if there was a multivariate anova function or something like
> the manova in SPLUS for Windows 3.2 package?  If there is, I am clearly
> looking in the wrong places...

Well, manova does almost nothing beyond aov, which does exist in R
and does handle multiple responses.  manova just adds a class to the

So the real work is in summary.manova, and we do not have that.
That adds various multivariate test statistics: not difficult to
write if you know the formulae and have a need for it.

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