From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>

Date: Thu 05 May 2005 - 19:46:03 EST

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> No, that corresponds to a convolution of the two densities, and R can't

*> do any symbolic integration.
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*> You could get numerical approximations to the density at any point using
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*> integrate() (or sum(), if a discrete distribution is involved).
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*> Duncan Murdoch
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Date: Thu 05 May 2005 - 19:46:03 EST

spencer graves

Duncan Murdoch wrote:

>> Dear All >> >> I would like to know whether it is possible with R to get the >> mathematical expression of the density of a sum of two independent >> continuous random variables.

> No, that corresponds to a convolution of the two densities, and R can't

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