[R] A Question on lowess() function

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 10 20:37:35 CEST 2003

lowess was old-fashioned a decade ago: use loess.

And this Q was answered about a week ago, so use the archives.

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, Minghua Yao wrote:

> I want to use lowess(x, y) where x and y are vectors of length of 4000+.  In
> fact, x and y are log of some vectors. So, some of the elements are NaN.
> lowess() can not take away those elements then do the fitting. It will give
> the error message and do nothing.
> 1. Can anybody tell me how to get rid of those NaN's and use lowess()?
> 2. How to get the LOWESS fitting values for any elements in x?

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