galton: The famous Galton data set

Description Usage Format Details References Examples

Description

Sir Francis Galton used this data set for understanding the (linear) relationship between the height of parent and its effect on the height of child.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 928 observations on the following 2 variables.

child

children's height

parent

parent's height

Details

A scatter plot may be used for preliminary investigation of the kind of relationship between parent's height and their children. A simple linear regression model may also be built for quantifying the relationship.

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Galton

Examples

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