Re: [R] Calculation of ratio distribution properties

From: Ravi Varadhan <rvaradhan_at_jhmi.edu>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 14:24:20 -0400

Mike,

Attached is an R function to do this, along with an example that will reproduce the MathCad plot shown in your attached paper. I haven't checked it thoroughly, but it seems to reproduce the MathCad example well.

Ravi.



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-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:r-help-bounces_at_stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Mike Lawrence Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 1:55 PM
To: Lucke, Joseph F
Cc: Rhelp
Subject: Re: [R] Calculation of ratio distribution properties

According to the paper I cited, there is controversy over the sufficiency of Hinkley's solution, hence their proposed more complete solution.

On 25-May-07, at 2:45 PM, Lucke, Joseph F wrote:

> The exact ratio is given in
>
> On the Ratio of Two Correlated Normal Random Variables, D. V.
> Hinkley, Biometrika, Vol. 56, No. 3. (Dec., 1969), pp. 635-639.
>

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