[R] Minimum Volume Ellipsoid Estimator ("cov.mve"??)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 26 12:00:21 CEST 2006
On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Öhagen Patrik wrote:
> Dear All,
> The Minimum Volume Ellipsoid estimator ("cov.mve") was part of S+ but I
> cannot find it in R. Where can I find it?
cov.rob(MASS) Resistant Estimation of Multivariate Location
so you see not to know how to search.
> Why was it excluded?
R is not a clone of S-PLUS (sic), but a different system based on the S
language. Often there is better functionality in R (and indeed in this
case there is later enhanced functionality in S-PLUS too).
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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