Animal Survival Times
SUMMARY:
The poisons data frame has 48 rows and 3 columns.
The data form a 3x4 factorial experiment, the factors
being three poisons and four treatments. Each combination
of the two factors was used for four animals, the
allocation to animals having been completely randomized.
DATA DESCRIPTION:
This data frame contains the following columns:
time: The survival time of the animal in units of 10 hours.
poison: A factor with levels 1, 2 and 3 giving the type of
poison used.
treat: A factor with levels A, B, C and D giving the
treatment.
SOURCE:
The data were obtained from
Box, G.E.P. and Cox, D.R. (1964) An analysis of
transformations (with Discussion).
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, B, 26, 211-252.
OTHER REFERENCES:
Davison, A.C. and Hinkley, D.V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods
and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.