[R] Simulate an Overdispersed(extra-variance poisson process)?

From: Spencer Jones <ssj1364_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat 05 Aug 2006 - 02:33:52 EST


Is there a function in R comparable to rpois that can simulate random variables from an overdispersed poisson distribution? If there is not a function any ideas/references on how to program one?

thanks,

Spencer Jones
Graduate Student, NLM Fellow
Dept. Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah

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