A First Course in Statistical Programming with R: Errata
This is a textbook by W. John Braun and Duncan J. Murdoch, published
If you notice additional errors besides what is listed below, please
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- pp. 69-70
- In the mergesort function, everywhere that "len / 2"
appears, it should be replaced by integer division "len %/% 2", or the mergesort
function fails on odd-length vectors.
- p. 153
- The last line of Example 7.12 should have d = XTy.
- p. 154
- The last paragraph of note after Example 7.13:
Here D is a symmetric matrix, not a diagonal matrix.
To get a diagonal matrix use `x - mean(x)` in place of `x`.
(Thanks to Julian Stander for this and the previous