This book can be considered a companion to two other highly acclaimed books involving James Ramsay and Bernard Silverman: Functional Data Analysis, Second Edition (2005) and Applied Functional Data Analysis (2002).
This user's manual also provides the documentation for the S+FDA library for S-Plus.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 11 mm
Edition: 2005 ed.
From the reviews of the first edition:
"The book offers an overview of the basics of functional data approaches as well as a weath of information, sample code, and examples about each of these methods in a clear well-presented manner. The book provides a well-written discussion of how and when to use the functions, and it will be a useful and convenient reference for those getting started with functional analyses." The American Statistician, May 2006, Vol. 60, No. 2
"This book is a short user's manual for functional data analysis software in S+FDA library, which is an S-Plus implementation of Ramsey and Silverman's (1997,2002) books by Insightful Corporation. This software is free, and S+FDA library can be easily downloaded from Insightful's webpage. ... the S-Plus codes and illustrations given in this book will be helpful for the reader to learn how to use S+FDA library for carrying out functional data analysis on their own data set." (Anil K. Ghosh, The Indian Journal of Statistics, Vol. 68, 2006)
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