gamma.dispersion {MASS}R Documentation

Calculate the MLE of the Gamma Dispersion Parameter in a GLM Fit

Description

A front end to gamma.shape for convenience. Finds the reciprocal of the estimate of the shape parameter only.

Usage

gamma.dispersion(object, ...)

Arguments

object

Fitted model object giving the gamma fit.

...

Additional arguments passed on to gamma.shape.

Value

The MLE of the dispersion parameter of the gamma distribution.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

See Also

gamma.shape.glm, including the example on its help page.


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