[R] Can R do rts (Regular Time Series) like S-Plus?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 30 07:45:42 CEST 2008

Use ts() in R.  See e.g. the chapter on times series in MASS4.
Just replacing rts() by ts() in your example gives what I guess you were 
expecting in S-PLUS.

On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, Louise Hoffman wrote:

> Dear readers,
> S-Plus have a rts function (Regular Time Series), which is used like so:
> fveks<-read.csv('http://louise.hoffman.googlepages.com/veks.csv',header=TRUE,sep=',')

The 'c' in csv does stand for 'comma', so you don't need to specify it 

> attach(fveks)
> acf(ts.intersect(rts(HC.f),rts(Ta.f),rts(GR.f),rts(W.f)))
> Warning the csv file is 750kB.
> Can the same be done in R?
> Lots of love =)
> Louise
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