Re: [R] Uncensoring a dataset - resent

From: Don MacQueen <>
Date: Sat 29 Oct 2005 - 02:04:33 EST

Although it doesn't implement the MLE, if you are looking at environmental data, I'd suggest looking at the R package NADA (available from CRAN). You could also contact Ed Frome at (, and ask about his R functions for this -- not packaged, though.


At 10:41 AM -0400 10/28/05, Richard Reiss wrote:
>Does anyone know of an R package that I can use to uncensor a normal or
>log-normal dataset? I'm particularly interested in the MLE method of
>Cohen (1959), "Simplified estimators for the normal distribution when
>samples are single censored or truncated," Technometrics, 1(3), 217-237.
>Of course, if there is anything better, I'd be glad to hear about that
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Don MacQueen
Environmental Protection Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA, USA

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