[R] Re: proc arima

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 7 17:25:25 CEST 2003

On Wed, 7 May 2003, Marion CORDIE wrote:

> I'd like to know if there is a way in the proc arima of the ts package to
> calculate the p-values of the parameters estimates if it used with the xreg
> option.

You would have to find the appropriate distribution theory first!  For
approximate normal-based theory the object does contain information to
find standard errors (as printed by print.Arima), and you could copy that
calculation, take ratios and refer to standard normal tables (via pnorm).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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