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Re: st: Location of the knots when estimating a spline model


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wz-berlin.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Location of the knots when estimating a spline model
Date   Thu, 21 Aug 2003 09:56:21 +0200

The help file on www.stata.com is Stata 8. For Stata 7 type

. ksm yvar xvar, lowess 

The details may be found in -help ksm-.

Regards
uli


JAYESH KUMAR wrote:
> I am not able to run lowess plot. I can see the help on www.stata.com but
> in my Stata-SE (version-7), when I run lowess it gives me error:
>
> . lowess
> unrecognized command:  lowess
> r(199);
>
> . help lowess
> help for lowess not found
> try help contents or search lowess
>
> While my all files are up-to-date.As update query says:
> . update query
> (contacting http://www.stata.com)
>
> Stata executable
>     folder:               C:\Stata\
>     name of file:         wsestata.exe
>     currently installed:  11 June 2002
>     latest available:     11 Jun 2002
>
> Ado-file updates
>     folder:               C:\ado\updates\
>     names of files:       (various)
>     currently installed:  05 Dec 2002
>     latest available:     05 Dec 2002
>
> Comment
>     Stata 8, a new release, will ship the first week of 6 Jan 2003.
>     For details, point your browser at
>         http://www.stata.com/stata8
>
> Recommendation
>     Do nothing; all files up-to-date.
>
> How can I install lowess and all? when I search for lowess in Stata it
> takes me to ksm rather than lowess.Please help.
>
> One more thing..How can I install all the ado files available for STATA
> on web?
>
> Thanks,
> -Jayesh
>
> :Jayesh,
> :  Run a lowess plot and look for turning points. Those are the knots.
> : - Bob Yaffee
>
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-- 
kohler@wz-berlin.de


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