[R] Where is gam?
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Oct 3 16:20:30 CEST 2000
Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > I noticed that there is no generalised additive model functions in R
> > (1.1.1) ... is there a package that implements them?
> If you just want additive models there is a much better
> function bruto in package MDA.
> One reason that gam is not there is that some of us think it
> is much over-sold as a technique and the way it is done in S is poorly
Also, note that the gss package by Chong Gu has much the same
objective as gam().
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