[Rd] quirky behavior from rbinom (PR#8071)

From: <cpaulse_at_aecom.yu.edu>
Date: Tue 16 Aug 2005 - 19:11:51 GMT


Full_Name: Chris Paulse
Version: 2.1.1
OS: WinXP
Submission from: (NULL) (129.98.60.134)

This seems strange. I have a small block of code that repeatedly calls rbinom. I put a break in there in case it returns NaN, as I've been having problems with this. Here is a transcript from the debug session:

Browse[1]> theP
[1] 1

Browse[1]> yleft[dataIndex]
[1] 3

Browse[1]> rbinom(1,3,1)
[1] 3

Browse[1]> rbinom(1,yleft[dataIndex], theP)
[1] NaN

Strange, huh?



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