The MESS package contains extra functions and datasets that are used and referenced in he R Primer.


MESS can be installed directly from CRAN using the command.


To install the development version of MESS run the following command from within R (this requires that the devtools package is already installed on the system.



The MESS packages uses a number of datasets. An overview of them are listed below.

Other information

The MESS package contains a vignette which gives a more thorough introduction to the functions in the package.

Created by Claus Ekstrøm 2017, page last updated 24 October, 2020