On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the softbacks data set which pertains to Measurements on a Selection of Paperback Books. The softbacks data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the softbacks data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("softbacks"). This will load the data into a variable called softbacks. If R says the softbacks data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the softbacks R data set. The size of this file is about 85 bytes.
Measurements on a Selection of Paperback Books
This is a subset of the
allbacks data frame
which gives measurements
on the volume and weight of 8 paperback books.
This data frame contains the following columns:
a numeric vector giving the book volumes
in cubic centimeters
a numeric vector giving the weights in grams
The bookshelf of J. H. Maindonald.
print("Outliers in Simple Regression - Example 5.2")
paperback.lm <- lm(weight ~ volume, data=softbacks)
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.