R Dataset / Package boot / cloth


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the cloth data set which pertains to Number of Flaws in Cloth. The cloth data set is found in the boot R package. You can load the cloth data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("cloth"). This will load the data into a variable called cloth. If R says the cloth data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("boot") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the cloth R data set. The size of this file is about 238 bytes.

Number of Flaws in Cloth


The cloth data frame has 32 rows and 2 columns.




This data frame contains the following columns:


The length of the roll of cloth.


The number of flaws found in the roll.


The data were obtained from

Bissell, A.F. (1972) A negative binomial model with varying element size. Biometrika, 59, 435–441.


Davison, A.C. and Hinkley, D.V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-39067.csv 238 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0