[R] rank of a matrix

mingan mingan at unm.edu
Wed May 4 17:54:00 CEST 2005

how do I check the rank of a matrix ?


A=  1   0   0
     0   1   0

then rank(A)=2

what is this function?


  I did try help.search("rank"), but all the returned help information 
seem irrelevant to what I want.

  I would like to know how people search for help information like this.

rank(base)              Sample Ranks
SignRank(stats)         Distribution of the Wilcoxon Signed Rank
Wilcoxon(stats)         Distribution of the Wilcoxon Rank Sum
friedman.test(stats)    Friedman Rank Sum Test
kruskal.test(stats)     Kruskal-Wallis Rank Sum Test
                        Pairwise Wilcoxon rank sum tests
wilcox.test(stats)      Wilcoxon Rank Sum and Signed Rank Tests

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