EX3.ABALONE: ABALONE dataset for Exercise D in Chapter 3

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

ABALONE dataset for Exercise D in Chapter 3

Usage

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data("EX3.ABALONE")

Format

A data frame with 1528 observations on the following 7 variables.

Length

a numeric vector

Diameter

a numeric vector

Height

a numeric vector

Whole.Weight

a numeric vector

Meat.Weight

a numeric vector

Shell.Weight

a numeric vector

Rings

a numeric vector

Details

Abalone are sea creatures that are considered a delicacy and have very pretty iridescent shells. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abalone. Predicting the age of the abalone from physical measurements could be useful for harvesting purposes. Dimensions are in mm and weights are in grams. Rings is an indicator of the age of the abalone (Age is about 1.5 plus the number of rings).

Source

Data is adapted from the abalone dataset on UCI Data Repository https://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Abalone. Only the male abalone are represented in this dataset.

References

See page on UCI for full details of owner and donor of this data.


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