race {BMA}R Documentation

Scottish Hill Racing data

Description

The record-winning times for 35 hill races in Scotland, as reported by Atkinson (1986).

Usage

data(race)

Format

data.frame

Details

The distance travelled and the height climbed in each race is also given. The data contains a known error - Atkinson (1986) reports that the record for Knock Hill (observation 18) should actually be 18 minutes rather than 78 minutes.

Variable

Description

Race

Name of race

Distance

Distance covered in miles

Climb

Elevation climbed during race in feet

Time

Record time for race in minutes

Source

http://www.statsci.org/data/general/hills.html

References

Atkison, A.C., Comments on "Influential Observations, High Leverage Points, and Outliers in Linear Regression", Statistical Science, 1 (1986) 397-402


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