[R] canonical correspondence analysis
myotis at cix.compulink.co.uk
Sat Feb 17 17:45:00 CET 2001
In-Reply-To: <Pine.A18.104.22.16802170759570.18132-100000 at gpu2.srv.ualberta.ca>
> If there is widespread interest in implementing Krebs as an R package,
> this shouldn't be too much work.
I'm not sure about wide spread interest, but as newcomer to the R/S fold
I was struck that there were several biologists/ecologists who were
obviously very experienced users of R. As ecologists do tend to use some
procedures that are not main stream, and not commonly found in
statistical programs, I thought that some of these might have made it
into a R package.
I would thought that the availability of a "Krebs package" or an
"Ecology package" would have actually encouraged people to use R.
I do know of someone who is currently looking for the equivalent of the
negbinom but not limited to 180 samples. Would that restriction remain
if ported to R.
My remarks were more of a general nature as R seems to lend itself, to
those with the skills, to pull together the miscellany of ecological
data analysis tools into a single program.
So although, there may not be a widespread demand for a Krebs package,
I'm sure you would gather a fair number of grateful users.
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