R Dataset / Package DAAG / softbacks
On this Rdata 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 with the library() command. 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
Description
This is a subset of the allbacks
data frame which gives measurements on the volume and weight of 8 paperback books.
Usage
softbacks
Format
This data frame contains the following columns:
 volume

a numeric vector giving the book volumes in cubic centimeters
 weight

a numeric vector giving the weights in grams
Source
The bookshelf of J. H. Maindonald.
Examples
print("Outliers in Simple Regression  Example 5.2") paperback.lm < lm(weight ~ volume, data=softbacks) summary(paperback.lm) plot(paperback.lm)
Dataset imported from https://www.rproject.org.