Re: [R] fitting a distribution to a ecdf plot

From: David Winsemius <dwinsemius_at_comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:19:17 -0400

On Mar 15, 2011, at 12:00 PM, Lathouri, Maria wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> I need to plot an cumulative distribution plot of a variable and
> then to fit a distribution to that, probably a weibull or lognormal.
>
> I have plotted the ecdf as
>> plot(ecdf(x))
>
> but I haven't managed to fit the distribution. I have as well
> attached the data.

Try a search on one of the R search sites with:

"Fitting distributions with R" # use the quotes

>
> I would appreciate if you could help me on that.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Kind regards
> Maria
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