Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat May 17 20:59:39 CEST 2003
They are the same value. Lokking at ?summary will show you that the number
of significant values are different in the two cases (7 and 4).
You need to distinguish between the value and how it is printed.
On Sat, 17 May 2003, Mahbub Latif wrote:
> What is the reason for getting two different max of a
> vector from two functions max() and summary()? Here is
> an example,
> > set.seed(2222)
> > x <- sample(x=1:100000, size=10000, replace=T)
> > max(x)
>  99992
> > summary(x)
> Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
> 6 24510 49950 50020 75040 99990
> Which value is the correct one? I had this problem
> while I was working with microarry data.
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