[R] Step wise regression

Rolf Turner rolf at math.unb.ca
Wed May 4 20:04:25 CEST 2005

I would like to add to this discussion a quote from the book
``Subset Selection in Regression'' by Alan J. Miller (Chapman and
Hall, London, 1990).  On page 12 the author remarks that when using a
``black box'' variable selection technique

	``Throwing in a few more variables produced by a
	  random number generator or from the pages of a
	  telephone directory could have a very salutary


					Rolf Turner
					rolf at math.unb.ca

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