Re: [R] Fitting data to gaussian distributions

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 26 Aug 2005 - 16:25:14 EST

See also the book MASS, the one fitdistr supports.

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Luis Gracia wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> self-answered. I took a breath and started another google search, this
> time more successful. I found the following packages in case somebody
> has the same question:
> nor1mix
> wle
> mixdist (I found this one to be the most useful in my case)
>
> Best,
>
> Luis
>
> Luis Gracia said the following on 08/25/05 20:31:
>> Hi!
>>
>> I need to fit a data that shows up as two gaussians partially
>> superimposed to the corresponding gaussian distributions, i.e.
>>
>> data=c(rnorm(100,5,2),rnorm(100,-6,1))
>>
>> I figured it out how to do it with mle or fitdistr when only one
>> gaussian is necessary, but not with two or more. Is there a function in
>> R to do this?
>>
>> Thank you very much in advance,
>>
>> Luis
>>
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