[R] Updated introductory text

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at pubhealth.ku.dk
Thu Feb 15 15:51:34 CET 2001

Mark Myatt <mark at myatt.demon.co.uk> writes:

> I have updated my practical introduction to using R to analyse
> epidemiological data for the March 2001 Computer Software in
> Epidemiology course at the Nordic School of Public Health to include a
> short section on object orientation. You can get this from:
>         http://www.myatt.demon.co.uk
> As a ZIP file containing MS Word '95 (DOC) and Adobe Acrobat v4.xx (PDF)
> version of the document as well as the sample data files used in the
> exercises.
> I place this material in the public domain. Feel free to make use of it
> as you will.

Hey, this looks nice. I especially like the banquet data for logistic
regression. I suggest that we put it on CRAN, although probably
separate the .pdf and .doc files so they can be viewed directly.
Could you add a couple of words about the level of the intended

A bunch of minor corrections (non-exhaustive, just what caught my eye.
PDF page numbers)

p2:  (Exc.3) general*ized* linear models
p7:  ctest is automatically loaded nowadays
p33: Bill Venables misspelled in "S programming" entry 

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