[R] Statistical formulas

Mike Marchywka marchywka at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 18 18:35:00 CET 2011

> From: toby.marthews at ouce.ox.ac.uk
> To: flyamer at gmail.com; r-help at r-project.org
> Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 16:42:51 +0000
> Subject: Re: [R] Statistical formulas
> Hi Ilya,
> If you're looking for general information about statistical tests, etc.
 (http://homes.msi.ucsb.edu/~byrnes/rtutorial.html is a good one), but a good textbook is probably better. It's a bit old, but I still recommend Fowler et al. (1998) for those who are starting out with statistical testing: Fowler J, Cohen L & Jarvis P (1998). Practical statistics for field biology (2nd ed.). Wiley, Chichester, UK.

While I hate to admit I use wikipedia for reference, usually searches confined to edu domains
are quite good and often mit ocw has something helpful. For example,


> Toby Marthews
> ________________________________________
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of ilya [flyamer at gmail.com]
> Sent: 18 January 2011 16:23
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> Subject: [R] Statistical formulas
> Hello!
> I hope, i'm doing right, writing here.
> I have a question about the R statistical formulas: were can I look,
> what are they? E. g. I'd like to know which exactly mathematical formula
> is used in Wilcoxon test, and others. Is there somewhere on the Internet
> information about that?
> Thanks a lot!
> Ilya.
> PS
> Sorry for any mistakes in my English, it is not my mother-tongue.

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