[R] Low level algorithm conrol in Fisher's exact test

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Nov 10 10:36:59 CET 2005

Kihwang Lee wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Forgive me if this question is a trivial issue.
> I was doing a series of Fishers' exact test using the fisher.test
> function in stats package.
> Since the counts I have were quite large (c(64, 3070, 2868, 4961135)), R
> suggested me to use
> *other algorithms* for the test which can be specified through the
> 'control' argument of the
> fisher.test function as I understood. But where can I find other
> algorithms that I can use?
> I hoped I could find relevant information in the manual but could not.
> Can anybody help me out there?

What about a chisq.test? And honestly, I know the answer before 
calculating anything ....

Uwe Ligges

> Many thanks in advance.
> Kihwang
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