Automobile data from consumer reports

Description

The fuel.frame data frame contains data on 5 variables (columns) for 117 cars (rows).

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

car.name

character variable giving the name (make) of the car

Weight

the weight of the car in pounds.

Disp.

the engine displacement in litres.

Mileage

gas mileage in miles/gallon.

Fuel

a derived variable concerning fuel efficiency.

Type

a factor giving the general type of car. The levels are: Small ,Sporty , Compact , Medium , Large , Van.

Source

Consumer Reports, April, 1990, pp. 235-288.

References

Chambers, J.M. and Hastie, T.J. (eds.) (1992)
Statistical Models in S.
Wadsworth and Brooks, Pacific Grove, California.

Examples

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library(SemiPar)
data(fuel.frame)
pairs(fuel.frame)
par(mfrow=c(2,2))
fuel.fit <- lm(Fuel ~ Weight + Disp.,fuel.frame)
plot(fuel.fit,ask=FALSE)
par(mfrow=c(1,1))