[R] help with programming

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 13:37:40 CET 2011

Hi J. Tian,

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On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 3:30 AM, Jing Tian <swaggertj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear moderators,
> Please help me encode the program instructed by follows.
> Thank u!
> Apply the methods introduced in Sections 4.2.1 and 4.2.2, say the
>> rank-based variable selection and BIC criterions, to the Boston housing
>> data.
>  The Boston housing data contains 506 observations, and is publicly
> available in the R package mlbench (dataset “BostonHousing”).
>  The response variable Y is the median value of owner-occupied homes
> (MEDV) in each of the 506 census tracts in the Boston Standard Metropolitan
> Statistical Areas, and there are thirteen predictor variables.
>  We are interested in the relationship between MEDV and the other
> predictor variables.
>>  Setup your parametric model and use rank-based regression methodology to
>> select and estimate the parameters.
> Best regards,
> J.Tian
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Joshua Wiley
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Programmer Analyst II, ATS Statistical Consulting Group
University of California, Los Angeles

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