[R] an object of class lm returned by lm?

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Sun Nov 16 02:00:36 CET 2003

On Sat, 15 Nov 2003 19:41:29 -0500, you wrote:

>Can someone tell me what an object of class lm returned by lm means?  I
>assumed it mean the regression model - but I'm not sure how to enter
>this in.  I have tried 
>but this is not working.  I have also tried saving the regression
>results and entering these, but again this is incorrect.  
>This language is from the following:
>lm.LMtests(model, listw, zero.policy=FALSE, test="LMerr", spChk=NULL)
>model - an object of class lm returned by lm
>listw - a listw object created for example by nb2listw, expected to be
>row-standardised (W-style) 
>Any help is welcomed.  Thanks.

Most functions in R return objects.  The description of "model" is
referring to the object returned by the lm() function.  For example,

fit <- lm(y~a+b)

Then "fit" would be a suitable value to pass as the model.

Duncan Murdoch

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