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michael watson IAH-C3.4k wrote:
In quite a few of the Bioconductor packages, the terms Loess and Lowess appear to be interchangeable. Are they talking about the same thing? Thanks Mick
ADD COMMENTlink modified 14.3 years ago by James W. MacDonald45k • written 14.3 years ago by michael watson IAH-C3.4k
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James W. MacDonald45k wrote:
No, they are related but not the same thing. Loess is sort of a next-generation version of lowess. See ?loess and ?lowess Jim James W. MacDonald Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core University of Michigan Cancer Center 1500 E. Medical Center Drive 7410 CCGC Ann Arbor MI 48109 734-647-5623 >>> "michael watson (IAH-C)" <michael.watson@bbsrc.ac.uk> 08/04/03 08:45AM >>> In quite a few of the Bioconductor packages, the terms Loess and Lowess appear to be interchangeable. Are they talking about the same thing? Thanks Mick _______________________________________________ Bioconductor mailing list Bioconductor@stat.math.ethz.ch https://www.stat.math.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/bioconductor
ADD COMMENTlink written 14.3 years ago by James W. MacDonald45k
james is right but when they appear as "english language" in the statistical literature they sometimes mean the same thing: local regression smoothing in general. On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, James MacDonald wrote: > No, they are related but not the same thing. Loess is sort of a > next-generation version of lowess. > > See ?loess and ?lowess > > Jim > > > James W. MacDonald > Affymetrix and cDNA Microarray Core > University of Michigan Cancer Center > 1500 E. Medical Center Drive > 7410 CCGC > Ann Arbor MI 48109 > 734-647-5623 > > >>> "michael watson (IAH-C)" <michael.watson@bbsrc.ac.uk> 08/04/03 > 08:45AM >>> > In quite a few of the Bioconductor packages, the terms Loess and Lowess > appear to be interchangeable. Are they talking about the same thing? > > Thanks > Mick > > _______________________________________________ > Bioconductor mailing list > Bioconductor@stat.math.ethz.ch > https://www.stat.math.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/bioconductor > > _______________________________________________ > Bioconductor mailing list > Bioconductor@stat.math.ethz.ch > https://www.stat.math.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/bioconductor >
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