R Dataset / Package DAAG / softbacks

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the softbacks data set which pertains to Measurements on a Selection of Paperback Books. The softbacks data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the softbacks data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("softbacks"). This will load the data into a variable called softbacks. If R says the softbacks data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") 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 softbacks R data set. The size of this file is about 85 bytes.


Measurements on a Selection of Paperback Books

Description

This is a subset of the allbacks data frame which gives measurements on the volume and weight of 8 paperback books.

Usage

softbacks

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

volume

a numeric vector giving the book volumes in cubic centimeters

weight

a numeric vector giving the weights in grams

Source

The bookshelf of J. H. Maindonald.

Examples

print("Outliers in Simple Regression - Example 5.2")
paperback.lm <- lm(weight ~ volume, data=softbacks)
summary(paperback.lm)
plot(paperback.lm)
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-50870.csv 85 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0