Newdistns: An R Package for New Families of Distributions

S. Nadarajah, Ri Rocha

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    Abstract

    A new R contributed package written by the authors is introduced. This package computes the probability density function, cumulative distribution function, quantile function, random numbers and {color{red}some measures of inference for} nineteen families of distributions. Each family is flexible enough to encompass an uncountable number of structures. The use of the package is illustrated using a real data set. Also robustness of random number generation is checked by simulation.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalJournal of Statistical Software (Online)
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Keywords

    • Cumulative distribution function, Probability density function, Quantile function, Random numbers

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