[R] Regression using R

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Sun Apr 18 19:41:11 CEST 2010

On 16.04.2010 08:24, Dieter Menne wrote:
> Samuel Bravo wrote:
>> I'm working on a very large project in which we do many calculations which
>> include many types of regression such as, Liner, Quadratic, Cubic,
>> Exponential, Sinusoidal, and Logarithmic.
> Students are often looking at the wrong place. It's not intuitive that
> quadratic, cubic can be found under "lm", because these are often termed
> "non-linear" in basic university courses.


unfortunately, you are so right. And that's wrong with those basic 
university courses: We need to teach people that trying to make 
appropriate transformations to make things linear is the way to go.


> Dieter

More information about the R-help mailing list