[R] help: what are the basis functions in {mgcv}: gam?

Andrew Robinson A.Robinson at ms.unimelb.edu.au
Tue Mar 24 05:04:53 CET 2009


     Wood S.N. (2006) Generalized Additive Models: An Introduction
     with R. Chapman and Hall/CRC Press.

listed in the references in the help file of the function.

It's a great read.


On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 07:36:44PM -0700, oliviax wrote:
> I am writing my thesis with the function gam(), with the package {mgcv}. 
> My command is: gam(y~s(x1,bs="cr")+s(x2, bs="cr")). 
> I need help to know what are the default basis funcitons for gam. I have not
> found any detailed reference for this. 
> Can anyone help me with this?? 
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