cork: The Cork Dataset

Description

Thickness of cork borings in four directions of North, South, East, and West are measured for 28 trees. The problem here is to examine if the bark deposit is same in all the directions.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 28 observations on the following 4 variables.

North

thickness of cork boring in the North direction

East

thickness of cork boring in the East direction

South

thickness of cork boring in the South direction

West

thickness of cork boring in the West direction

References

Rao, C. R. (1973). Linear Statistical Inference and Its Applications, 2e. J. Wiley.

Examples

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data(cork)
corkcent <- cork*0
corkcent[,1] <- cork[,1]-mean(cork[,1])
corkcent[,2] <- cork[,2]-mean(cork[,2])
corkcent[,3] <- cork[,3]-mean(cork[,3])
corkcent[,4] <- cork[,4]-mean(cork[,4])
corkcentsvd <- svd(corkcent)
t(corkcentsvd$u)%*%corkcentsvd$u
t(corkcentsvd$v)%*%corkcentsvd$v
round(corkcentsvd$u %*% diag(corkcentsvd$d) %*% t(corkcentsvd$v),2)
round(corkcent,2)
corkcentsvd$d

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