caith: Colours of Eyes and Hair of People in Caithness

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Data on the cross-classification of people in Caithness, Scotland, by eye and hair colour. The region of the UK is particularly interesting as there is a mixture of people of Nordic, Celtic and Anglo-Saxon origin.

Usage

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Format

A 4 by 5 table with rows the eye colours (blue, light, medium, dark) and columns the hair colours (fair, red, medium, dark, black).

Source

Fisher, R.A. (1940) The precision of discriminant functions. Annals of Eugenics (London) 10, 422–429.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

Examples

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corresp(caith)
dimnames(caith)[[2]] <- c("F", "R", "M", "D", "B")
par(mfcol=c(1,3))
plot(corresp(caith, nf=2)); title("symmetric")
plot(corresp(caith, nf=2), type="rows"); title("rows")
plot(corresp(caith, nf=2), type="col"); title("columns")
par(mfrow=c(1,1))

Example output

First canonical correlation(s): 0.4463684 

 Row scores:
       blue       light      medium        dark 
-0.89679252 -0.98731818  0.07530627  1.57434710 

 Column scores:
       fair         red      medium        dark       black 
-1.21871379 -0.52257500 -0.09414671  1.31888486  2.45176017 

MASS documentation built on May 3, 2021, 5:08 p.m.

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