Re: [R] fitting extreme value distribution

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>
Date: Thu 28 Jul 2005 - 13:43:21 EST

          Which "rgev" are you using? There are at least two in at least three different packages: evd, evir, and fExtremes. I found this by using 'help.search("rgev")', which will however only identify related material I already have installed locally. 'RSiteSearch("rgev")' produced 22 hits, the first of which was for the one in fExtremes. The documentation for the one in fExtremes includes a reasonable plotting example. Regarding fitting, have you considered fitdistr in library(MASS)?

          Beyond this, may I suggest you PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html. It can increase the likelihood you will get a useful reply relatively quickly.

          spencer graves

kunnavrv wrote:

> hi,
> rgev function gives me random deviates and I have a data
> set which I am fitting to an EVD,IS there a way I can plot
> both observed and ideal evd on the same plot
> thankyou
> Rangesh
>
> ______________________________________________
> R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

-- 
Spencer Graves, PhD
Senior Development Engineer
PDF Solutions, Inc.
333 West San Carlos Street Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95110, USA

spencer.graves@pdf.com
www.pdf.com <http://www.pdf.com>
Tel:  408-938-4420
Fax: 408-280-7915

______________________________________________
R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
Received on Thu Jul 28 13:48:17 2005

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri 03 Mar 2006 - 03:34:06 EST