[R] haerdle package
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jun 14 18:51:38 CEST 2001
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Paul Stansell wrote:
> Can anyone tell me what's wrong with the function below (I'm new to R)
> generator <- function(n, seed)
> .Random.seed <<- seed
> data.1 <- rnorm(n)-1
> data.2 <- rnorm(n)+2
> data.3 <- runif(n) <= 0.6
> data <- data.1*data.3 + data.2*(1-data.3)
> seed <- c(61,40,6,40,55,2,44,30,20,56,41,1)
> dat.mixed <- sort(generator(100,seed))
> Error in rnorm(n) : .Random.seed is NOT a valid RNG kind (code)
Because that's not how seeds are done in R. R != S. Try ?random and
see for yourself.
> This function is called dat.mixed.R and is from the R package called
> haerdle_1.0-1.tar.gz and contains functions from Wolfgang Haerdle's book
> called "Smoothing Techniques with Implementation in S", Springer-Verlag,
> Also, why is this package not listed in the CRAN.
> I got haerdle_1.0-1.tar.gz from
> ftp://ftp-stat.uni-klu.ac.at/pub/R/contrib and it installed okay
> (after I had removed the Makefile in haerdle/src/).
Because that is not a CRAN site. As the original submitter of that
package to statlib, I did not port it to R as there are much better
alternatives available already.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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