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Re: st: Inserting -e(sample)- when using -bootstrap-

From   "Clive Nicholas" <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Inserting -e(sample)- when using -bootstrap-
Date   Sat, 29 Jan 2005 00:28:18 -0000 (GMT)

Richard Williams replied:

> I've never used -bootstrap-, but could you first create a data set with
> only the 60 cases you want?  e.g.

(You should, Richard: it's damned good fun, especially when you switch the
-dots- option on!)

> keep if !missing(conch, srconch) & (srcycle>.25 & srcycle<.5)

Shortly afterwards, Scott Merryman replied:

> Dropping missing observations is the recommended strategy, see [R] A-F
> pages 123-124.

Clearly, my brain is functioning as it normally does: badly. Thanks to
Rich and Scott for answers and recommendations.

CLIVE NICHOLAS        |t: 0(044)7903 397793
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