Re: [Rd] bug with rpois (PR#9106)

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Thu 27 Jul 2006 - 20:44:53 GMT

On Thu, 27 Jul 2006, Ben Bolker wrote:

> <dolive <at> math.siu.edu> writes:
>
>>
>>
>> The R poisson random generator rpois appears to have a bug for
>> theta 10 or larger. The sample mean of the pseudo variates is too
>> small: sample mean approx theta - 0.5.
>>
>
> Certainly fixed by 2.3.1:
>

In fact, fixed in 1.2.0, in December 2000.

         -thomas

Thomas Lumley			Assoc. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley@u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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