Old Faithful Geyser Data
A version of the eruptions data from the ‘Old Faithful’ geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. This version comes from Azzalini and Bowman (1990) and is of continuous measurement from August 1 to August 15, 1985.
Some nocturnal duration measurements were coded as 2, 3 or 4 minutes, having originally been described as ‘short’, ‘medium’ or ‘long’.
waiting time was incorrectly described as the time to the
next eruption in the original files, and corrected for MASS
A data frame with 299 observations on 2 variables.
||numeric||Eruption time in mins|
||numeric||Waiting time for this eruption|
Azzalini, A. and Bowman, A. W. (1990) A look at some data on the Old Faithful geyser. Applied Statistics 39, 357--365.
Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.
CRAN package sm.