[R] R glm
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 4 15:47:47 CEST 2004
On Thu, 23 Sep 2004, Martin Henry H. Stevens wrote:
> Upon examining Table 7.1 on page 184 of V&R 4th edition, I can see
> where the ambiguity would arise, however. Always best to check the
No ambiguity. That book is about S, and S only supports the identity
link. (Extensions in just one of R or S-PLUS are often not mentioned.)
> help, I guess.
> On Sep 23, 2004, at 1:04 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > No!
> > > ?family
> > The 'gaussian' family accepts the links '"identity"', '"log"' and
> > '"inverse"';
> > Kahra Hannu wrote:
> >> In Venables & Ripley: Modern Applied Statistics with S (MASS), (4th
> >> edition), on page 184 there is a table "Families and link functions"
> >> that gives you the available links with different families. The
> >> default and the only link with the gaussian family is identity.
> >> ciao,
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