[R] building a formula for glm() with 30,000 independent variables

Ben Liblit liblit at eecs.berkeley.edu
Sun Nov 10 22:04:53 CET 2002

Brian D. Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> the theory of perceptrons says you will find perfect discrimination 
> with high probability even if there is no structure unless n is well 
> in excess of 2p.  So you do have 100,000 units?

I do not.  Not by a long shot.

Hmmm.  Looks like the problems with R are not as significant as the 
problems with my own understanding of how to model my data in a sound 

Thanks for the warning, Brian.  I'll have to give this some more thought.

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