R Dataset / Package HSAUR / voting

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Attachment Size
dataset-15421.csv 402 bytes
Documentation

House of Representatives Voting Data

Description

Voting results for 15 congressmen from New Jersey.

Usage

data("voting")

Format

A 15 times 15 matrix.

Details

Romesburg (1984) gives a set of data that shows the number of times 15 congressmen from New Jersey voted differently in the House of Representatives on 19 environmental bills. Abstentions are not recorded.

Source

H. C. Romesburg (1984), Cluster Analysis for Researchers. Lifetime Learning Publications, Belmont, Canada.

Examples

  data("voting", package = "HSAUR")
  require("MASS")
  voting_mds <- isoMDS(voting)
  plot(voting_mds$points[,1], voting_mds$points[,2],
       type = "n", xlab = "Coordinate 1", ylab = "Coordinate 2",
       xlim = range(voting_mds$points[,1])*1.2)
  text(voting_mds$points[,1], voting_mds$points[,2], 
       labels = colnames(voting))
  voting_sh <- Shepard(voting[lower.tri(voting)], voting_mds$points)
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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