[R] leaps

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jan 3 23:38:46 CET 2000

On Mon, 3 Jan 2000, Kenny Ye wrote:

> S+ has a function leaps which can be used for criterion based model
> selection. Is there an equivalent function in R?

leaps, in package leaps by Thomas Lumley from CRAN. (Actually, all leaps
will do in either S or R is to find regression models of a given size(s)
with small RSS, which is a lot less than `criterion based model selection':
step() comes closer to that definition.)

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