Re: [S] Possible Statistical Enhancements to S-PLUS

Steve Bousquin (sbous@lamar.colostate.edu)
Mon, 20 Apr 1998 16:33:19 -0600


Well, as long as you're asking, how about incorporating the abilities of
CANOCO in an S-PLUS module. I manage a newsgroup on ordination and we
have 700 subscribers, most of whom probably hate CANOCO as it stands!

Alberto Murta wrote:
>
> At 09:24 31-03-1998 +0200, you wrote:
> >
> >Dear Charles Rosen
> >
> >I would appreciate the inclusion of multivariate techniques that I use
> >for vegetation analysis, most notably:
> >
> >1) Local and global nonmetric multidimensional scaling.
> >2) Correspondence analysis (with options for detrending and nonlinear
> >rescaling of gradients.
> >3) Twinspan (two way indicator species analysis).
> >
> >
> >Thanks for asking
> >
> >Rasmus Ejrnfs
> >
> >
>
> I believe lots of people in ecological research use TWINSPAN very often, and everybody is still dependent of the old 1979 fortran program written by M.O. Hill. The inclusion of TWINSPAN would be a really great enhancement to S-Plus.
>
> Cheers
>
> Alberto Murta
>
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