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

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

Alexander Kapeller <mail <at> alexander-kapeller.de> writes:

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

> 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



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