[R] Packages in R for least median squares regression and computing outliers (thompson tau technique etc.)

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 20:24:20 CET 2007

Try rq in quantreg using the default value for tau.

On 2/28/07, lalitha viswanath <lalithaviswanath at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am looking for suitable packages in R that do
> regression analyses using least median squares method
> (or better). Additionally, I am also looking for
> packages that implement algorithms/methods for
> detecting outliers that can be discarded before doing
> the regression analyses.
> Although some websites refer to "lms" method under
> package "lps" in R, I am unable to find such a package
> on CRAN.
> I would greatly appreciate any pointers to suitable
> functions/packages for doing the above analyses.
> Thanks
> Lalitha
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