[R] Calculation of ratio distribution properties

From: Mike Lawrence <Mike.Lawrence_at_dal.ca>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 15:08:09 -0300


Hi all,

Looking to calculate the expected mean and variance of a ratio distribution where the source distributions are gaussian with known parameters and sample values are correlated. I see (from wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Ratio_distribution#Gaussian_ratio_distribution) that this calculation is quite involved, so I'm hoping that someone has already coded a function to achieve this.

Thanks,

Mike

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