[R] gam.plot y axes meaning

Thomas W Blackwell tblackw at umich.edu
Tue May 13 14:51:52 CEST 2003

To me, the "s( )" suggests "spline".  The relationship
between the outcome variable (dependent variable)  y
and the linear predictor will depend on what link function
is used in the fitting.  See  help("gam"), help("plot.gam").

-  tom blackwell  -  u michigan medical school  -  ann arbor  -

On Tue, 13 May 2003, [ISO-8859-1] David Nogués wrote:

> Hello to everybody:
> Im starting to work with GAM using mgcv in R. When I plot a gam object
> using gam.plot, the y axes is labelled s(cov,edf), but I dont undertand
> what means the units of  y axes (is related with the predictor variable?).
> Thanks in advance
> --
> David Nogués Bravo

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