[R-sig-hpc] extracting the variance from a covariance matrix

R. A. Bilonick rab at consolidated.net
Fri Oct 22 17:07:14 CEST 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 12:31 -0200, Marcelo Lima wrote:
> Hi,
> I generated a covariance matrix, since the diagonal of this matrix
> represents the variance of my dataset I would like to extract it. Any
> suggestions on how to obtain?
> Thanks,
> Marcelo
> ___________

You can use the "diag" function to extract the diagonal.

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