Re: [R] outout clarification of fitdist {fitdistrplus} output

From: Ben Bolker <>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2011 15:50:09 +0000

Alexander Kapeller <mail <at>> writes:

> Hello,
> I like to fit data against a negative binominal distribution

> I am wondering how to translate the size and the mu parameter into the usual
> number of successes (n) and the contiuous probability (p) . To me it is not
> clear what these mu and size parameter declares.

  See the help page for ?dnbinom, which gives the details of the different parameterizations ...

   Ben Bolker mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Sat 21 May 2011 - 15:55:12 GMT

This quarter's messages: by month, or sorted: [ by date ] [ by thread ] [ by subject ] [ by author ]

All messages

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Sat 21 May 2011 - 16:00:08 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive