[R] optimising fitted distributions

From: Floris Van Ogtrop <f.vanogtrop_at_usyd.edu.au>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 10:47:20 +1000


Dear R experts,  

I am relatively new to R and am interested in whether there is a package which will fit data with a swag of distributions and determine the optimal fit such as stat::fit from technical software solutions?

As is discussed in the following r-help posting goodfit in vcd seems to do this for three of the distribution

http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/37053.html, have there been any further developments for extending this to other distributions?  

Thanks in advanced  

Floris  

Floris van Ogtrop

University of Sydney

Dept. Food Agriculture and Natural Resources

Australia

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