[R] lda

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jun 12 23:28:59 CEST 2004

There is a help page for lda: please read it for yourself (as the posting
guide requests you too).  lda in R works the same way in R as it works in
S-PLUS: in both it is support software for a book, and the posting guide
also asks you to read that book.

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Martin Willett wrote:

> I am trying to write the following code in R.  The code works in S+ and i 
> am trying to do the program in R.
> x=discrim(admit~gpa+gmat,prior=c("uniform"),data=data.mm)
> i wrote the following in R:
> x=lda(admit~gpa+gmat,data=data.mm)
> i could not figure out how to write prior=c("uniform") in R.  I would get 
> an error every time.  I think that it has something to do 
> with "uniform".  Do you know what i use instead of "uniform" for R?  I am 
> trying to do a uniform distribution.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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