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Re: st: RE: Extracting Matrices from dataset


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Extracting Matrices from dataset
Date   Tue, 21 Aug 2007 10:54:36 +0100 (BST)

--- Nadeem Shafique <nadeemshafique@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sir you are absolutely right that if a command already exist then
> there is no need for this work. But sir my problem is bit different i
> wish to develop a program that perform MANOVA when raw data is not
> available, only mean vectors and Variance-Covariance matrices are
> given. I hope now can you understand my problem.

The logical syntax for such a command would involve adding the mean
vector and variance covariance matrix as Stata matrices. As these two
are the sufficient statistics of a MANOVA, you won't need to let mata
interact with the Stata data. 

-- Maarten

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