[R] Cumulative Function

From: Mark Miller <mmiller_at_nassp.uct.ac.za>
Date: Fri 26 Aug 2005 - 19:15:00 EST

I was wandering if anyone cold advise me on a good algorithm to turn a set of data from its original for into its cumulative form. I have written a piece of code that takes the data and does essentially what a histogram function would do, except add to the new bin the sum in the previous bin. Once that is done I divide by the frequency in the last bin plus 1. I know the ecdf() function exists in R, but I want to use it to fit the cumulative distributions to the data and ecdf() produces a non-subscriptable vector and so fitdistr() cannot be used on it.

Thanks for any help you can give
Mark Miller

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