[R] more  of a statistics/display question

markleeds at verizon.net markleeds at verizon.net
Mon Jun 19 00:56:35 CEST 2006

>From: markleeds at verizon.net
>Date: Sun Jun 18 17:47:39 CDT 2006
>To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: [R] more  of a statistics/display question

one more piece of info in regard to below :
it's okay if i have turn the profit number
into a 0/1 indicator variable with 0 indicating
negative and 1 indicating positive, if
that makes things easier. thanks.

>this is not really an R question but I imagine I would
>use R to do it.
>I have a loop that has thousands of iterations and
>after each iteration the results are a
>box leung pvalue
>a regression t-stat
>and a profit number 
>so, i have 1000's  of these sets of the 3 numbers above.
>obviously, the p-value varies from zero to 1.
>the t-statistic goes from about -3  to 3
>and the profit numbers goes from around -30 to +30.
>i would like to see how the profit number varies with
>the box-leung palue and the regression t-stat but
>as a combination rather than separately because
>a high t-stat isn't necessarily good if i have
>a low box leung p-value or vice versa.
>does any know of a good way to visualize this and
>an R-tool that would help me. Definitely, if someone
>tells me the tool, I would read about but this
>sounds like I need a 2 dimensional histogram sort of ?
>it's not a problem for me to save these numbers in a 
>matrix or asci file or whatever but any idea or tools or book
>on how to group them into different groupings would be helpful. thanks                              
>                                     mark
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