[R] init.data function error

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Nov 4 10:22:14 CET 2002

>>>>> "Heather" == Heather True <true at wi.mit.edu>
>>>>>     on Fri, 01 Nov 2002 17:07:11 -0500 writes:

    Heather> We had been using R1.2.3 "print tip lowess
    Heather> function" as described by Terry Speed's group to
    Heather> normalize microarray data and up until this week
    Heather> the commands we were using were working fine.
    Heather> First, we load our data using
    Heather> arrayname<-read.table("filename", header=T) and
    Heather> then check that the table is OK.  We format the
    Heather> data list using setup1<-init.data() and usually get
    Heather> a series of questions to answer about the array
    Heather> design, using setup2<- init.grid() and then
    Heather> normalize it.  Now when we type in
    Heather> setup1<-init.data() we get: "error: couldn't find
    Heather> function!"  HELP!!??  Please reply to
    Heather> true at wi.mit.edu if you have any ideas or answers.

init.data() has never been part of R,
be it a version as old as 1.2.3 or a newer one like the current 1.6.1

Try to find out from which extra package / source file you got

    Heather> Heather L. True-Krob, Ph.D Whitehead Institute 9
    Heather> Cambridge Center Cambridge, MA 02142 ph:
    Heather> 617-258-6517


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