[R] About dpik function
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jul 16 08:24:27 CEST 2012
On 15/07/2012 19:57, chester123 wrote:
> Hi there and thanks in advance.
> Nowadays I am working on the plug-in bandwidth selection with R. Firstly, my
So why use package KernSmooth and not the methods in R itself?
> 1010 data is the return rate from Yahoo Finance.
> Secondly, my code is following:
> But the error happens like this:
> Error in Summary.factor(c(233L, 917L, 381L, 748L, 272L, 242L, 269L, 963L, :
> range not meaningful for factors
> I don't know what's wrong and i am a rookie, please help with that. Thanks!
So what is 'x'? We don't know (your code is not reproducible), but it
sure looks like a factor. And from the help:
x: vector containing the sample on which the kernel density
estimate is to be constructed.
A factor is not a vector (in this sense).
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
PLEASE do as you were asked.
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