420Hw08 - STAT 420 (due Friday, October 24, by 3:00 p.m.)...

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STAT 420 Fall 2008 Homework #8 (due Friday, October 24, by 3:00 p.m.) From the textbook: 6.7 (a), (b) ________________________________________________________________________ 2. The dataset prostate comes from a study on 97 men with prostate cancer who were due to receive a radical prostatectomy. ( Andrews D. F. and Herzberg A. M. (1985): Data. New York: Springer-Verlag ). > library(faraway) > data(prostate) > prostate[1:5,] # to see what the data set looks like lcavol lweight age lbph svi lcp gleason pgg45 lpsa 1 -0.5798185 2.7695 50 -1.386294 0 -1.38629 6 0 -0.43078 2 -0.9942523 3.3196 58 -1.386294 0 -1.38629 6 0 -0.16252 3 -0.5108256 2.6912 74 -1.386294 0 -1.38629 7 20 -0.16252 4 -1.2039728 3.2828 58 -1.386294 0 -1.38629 6 0 -0.16252 5 0.7514161 3.4324 62 -1.386294 0 -1.38629 6 0 0.37156 > attach(prostate) OR The data set is also available at http://www.stat.uiuc.edu/~stepanov/prostate.csv lcavol log(cancer volume)
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course MATH 420 taught by Professor Stepanov during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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