ex0726: Orign of the Term Regression

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Description

These data are heights of 933 adults and their parents, as measured by Karl Pearson in 1885.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 933 observations on the following 5 variables.

Gender

a factor with levels "female" and "male"

Family

an identification number for family, 1, 2,..., 205

Height

adult height of the child, inches

Father

height of the child's father, inches

Mother

height of the child's mother, inches

Source

Ramsey, F.L. and Schafer, D.W. (2013). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (3rd ed), Cengage Learning.

References

Hubble, E. and Humason, M. (1931). The Velocity–Distance Relation Among Extra–calactic Nebulae, Astrophysics Journal 74: 43–50.

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