Re: [R] bimodal data

From: Ingmar Visser <I.Visser_at_uva.nl>
Date: Fri 02 Dec 2005 - 23:56:56 EST


Hi Simone,
It depends on what you want from the data ... A bimodal distribution can typically be modelled with a mixture distribution, where the assumption is that each of the modes corresponds to an underlying process generating those data. hth, ingmar

> Hi,
>
> Does anybody have a good tip of how to treat bimodal data to perform
> statistical analyses? My data set ranges from -1 to 1 (any values are
> posssible in between) and most data are either close to -1 or close to 1. They
> are the results of a two choice experiment where individuals could choose more
> than once in either direction and scores were calculated.
>
> Simone
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>
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> Simone Immler
> University of Sheffield
> Dep. Animal & Plant Sciences
> Alfred Denny Building
> Western Bank
> Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
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