[R] How to find more about Covariance (in R)
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Wed Jan 19 16:44:02 CET 2011
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Alaios <alaios at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear Josh,
> I would like to thank you for your reply.
> I think that it is clear that I miss a lot of theory. I have tried in google to read and study more about covariance but I have this feeling that the term 'covariance' is used for many different things in different topics.
> You mentioned for example population and sample (covariance) which are two words-terms that I can not distinguish between them.
> Even though this is R list could you please provide me some differences to study more about covariance before trying to implement things in R.
Free online intro to statistics class:
Or, if you prefer iTunes:
> (Even in R are some things that do not understand i.e pearson, kendal and spearman method)
It's not R that you're not understanding ... if you want to use R for
statistics, you need to first learn a bit about statistics. You won't
suddenly be able to "do statistics" just by learning how to use R.
Sorry, there's no shortcut on this one.
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