[R] Discriminant analysis with R

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 19 17:51:35 CEST 1999

On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Laurent Gautier wrote:

> Many thanks to all,
> I did not find the lda function because I did not installed the VR package
> properly (and did not noticed it since I run R INSTALL with many other
> packages)...
> Anyway the following thing might be usefull :
> Hint to any other dummy R installer (I cannot believe I am the only one around
> =)  ) : the package name is VR/MASS (or VR/nnets, or whatever...) and not VR
> alone...

No, the package name _is_ MASS. There is no VR package. Read the contents
of directory VR some time, for example the DESCRIPTION file.

There are good reasons to do it this way, not least that you should
get the chance to read the overall documentation!

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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