Re: [R] multinomial test

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 11:14:20 EST

This is what I get when I try ?multinomial:

 > ?multinomial
No documentation for 'multinomial' in specified packages and libraries:

you could try 'help.search("multinomial")'
                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Which leads to ?Multinomial and Bert's advice below.

--sundar

Li,Qinghong,ST.LOUIS,Molecular Biology wrote:
> Thanks. That is what I try to find. You know what, I have tried ?multinomial, but it didn't recognize. It is case sensitive I guess.
>
> Johnny
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Berton Gunter [mailto:gunter.berton@gene.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 5:44 PM
> To: 'jim holtman'; Li,Qinghong,ST.LOUIS,Molecular Biology
> Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: RE: [R] multinomial test
>
>
> Qinghong:
>
> R Has an extensive Help system which you should learn to use.
>
> help.search('multinomial')
> ?Multinomial
>
> Jim: sample() is wrong -- it gives random samples, not probabilities.
>
> -- Bert Gunter
> Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
> South San Francisco, CA
>
>
>

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch 
>>[mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of jim holtman
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 3:33 PM
>>To: Li,Qinghong,ST.LOUIS,Molecular Biology
>>Cc: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
>>Subject: Re: [R] multinomial test
>>
>>?sample
>>
>>sample(1:3, 6, TRUE, prob=c(2/9, 1/6, 11/18))
>>
>>
>>
>>On 2/22/06, Li,Qinghong,ST.LOUIS,Molecular Biology <
>>Qinghong.Li@rdmo.nestle.com> wrote:
>>
>>>Hi All,
>>>
>>>What is the R function for computing multinomial distribution, e.g.
>>>f(2,1,3; 2/9, 1/6, 11/18, 6)?
>>>
>>>That is, a total of 6 trials, event 1's p1=2/9, x1=2, event 
>>
>>2's p2=1/6,
>>
>>>x2=1, and event 3's p3=11/18, x3=3.
>>>
>>>thanks,
>>>Johnny
>>>
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>>What the problem you are trying to solve?
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