[R] Re: beta distribution in terms of it's mean and standard deviation

From: Tolga Uzuner <tolga_at_coubros.com>
Date: Mon 11 Apr 2005 - 09:01:22 EST

Tolga Uzuner wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Is the beta distribution implemented in terms of it's mean and
> standard deviation, as opposed to alpha and beta, in any R package ?
>
> Thanks
> Tolga
>
Hmm... answering my own question... guess there is no bijection between {alpha,beta} and {mean,variance} which is why... ocurred to me after I sent the question, unless someone disagrees.



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