On-line Complements

This collection contains the on-line complements associated with the book:
Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS
by W.N. Venables & B.D. Ripley, Springer, 1997.
ISBN 0 387 98214 0 or 3 540 98214 0. [Details]

There are mirrors of this material at Oxford, StatLib (Pittsburgh) and Wisconsin.

The `complements' provide an on-line updating of the book, as well as further details of technical material. They are now in several parts.

Programming Complements

The current contents include

Statistical Complements

The current contents include

This material makes extensive use of user-contributed libraries, including boot, bootstrap, HARE, hazcov, HEFT, KernSmooth, locfit, logspline, lspec, mda, polyclass, ppr, RPart, sm, survcart and tssa, all of which are now available for Windows (ported by BDR).

S-PLUS 4.x Complements

This gives an introduction to the GUI and comments on changes in functionality in S-PLUS 4.0 and 4.5 `Professional Edition'.

Includes discussion of multicomp, lmRobMM and censorReg.

S-PLUS 5.x Complements

This gives an introduction to the new features of S-PLUS 5.0 for Unix.

Includes discussion of multicomp, lmRobMM and censorReg.

`R' Complements

This describes how to use our book with the R system. It provides both descriptions of some of the differences between R and S, and the modifications needed to run our examples. Versions of our libraries and scripts are available from the CRAN network of sites.


On the master site this table will show the dates and file sizes, but it may not at some mirror sites.

Postscript (2up)
Date PDF .ps.gz.zip
Programming VR2prog.pdf [b ] VR2prog.ps.gz [b ] VR2prog.zip [b ]
Statistics VR2stat.pdf [b ] VR2stat.ps.gz [b ] VR2stat.zip [b ]
S-PLUS 4.x VR2sp4.pdf [b ] VR2sp4.ps.gz [b ] VR2sp4.zip [b ]
S-PLUS 5.x VR2sp5.pdf [b ] VR2sp5.ps.gz [b ]
R VR2R.pdf [b ] VR2R.ps.gz [b ]

The .zip files are intended for Windows users.

The PDF versions have extensive hyperlinks: viewers can be downloaded from www.adobe.com, and are also supplied with S-PLUS 4.x.

Last edited on Friday 16 October 1998 by Brian Ripley ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk