[R] Help with singular value decomposition

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Sep 2 00:11:34 CEST 2006

R's svd does this by default (at least according to Wikipedia's 
definition).  Take a closer look at the help page, and in particular 'nu' 
and 'nv'.

On Fri, 1 Sep 2006, Lord Tyranus wrote:

> Hi wizards, I have seen the function svd of R for singular value
> decomposition, but I need to computes the ``economy size'' or ``thin''
> singular value decomposition of a matrix in R. Somebody knows how to
> do that?. Thanks in advance.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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