In both the first and second print runs of the first edition, the word “complement” is incorrectly written as “compliment” throughout Chapter 3. If you’re unsure of the difference, see this explanation.
S-Plus (described as an alternative to R on page 182) is now a product of TIBCO, following the acquisition of Insightful Software by TIBCO.
The table below shows errors spotted by readers in the first print run of the first edition. If your book is from the second or subsequent print runs then all these problems will have been fixed!
|61||There is a misleading statement about the ordering of results from a query in the GROUP BY section. More information can be found in this forum thread.|
|80||The last line of the example at the top of the page should read ‘
|126||The example program has a ‘
|129-130||The example programs on these pages have the code ‘
|170||Figure 4.9 should reference the PCA in Fig. 4.7, not 4.6. This error is present in all copies of the first edition.|
|195||Table 5.1, the header ‘Deprogramion’ should read ‘Description’.|
|196-7||Table 5.2, the header ‘Deprogramion’ should read ‘Description’.|
Note: If you’re having difficulty installing a piece of software, or are struggling to get a particular example to work, please visit the forum instead because it may be a problem with your computer setup rather than a mistake in the book.