[R] Re: hypothesis testing in models

Zsombor Cseres-Gergely z.cseres-gergely at ucl.ac.uk
Fri Jul 20 19:03:37 CEST 2001

Dear all,

A couple of days ago I had a question,

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 07:24:02PM +0100, Zsombor Cseres-Gergely wrote:

> than in statistics -- just as I have. I'v been looking for a hypothesis
> testing tool in R (just linear or also nonlinear) for model parameters, but

but no answer arrived. The answer is (just for the sake of hystorical record):
yes, there is such a procedure in John Fox's "car" package at
http://socserv.socsci.mcmaster.ca/jfox/Misc/car/index.htm that implements the
F test in a similar fashion that I proposed (but in professional packaging).
Unfortunately it deals only with linear restrictions. It is a tool along with
some others in that package that could well belong to "base" IMHO.

Best regards,
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