Eric.Belpaire at Eric.Belpaire at
Fri Sep 6 21:18:10 CEST 2002


I would like to evaluate the cumulative normal function distribution value
of 1.2048 from within emacs lisp.
As there is no such function in emacs lisp, to the best of my knowledge, I
want to compute "pnorm (1.2048)"
via an inferior ESS process by means of ess-command.
I have Ess 5.1.24 with Emacs 21.1 on Windows 95.
(ess-command "pnorm \(1.204859\)") gives an error message.

Is this feasible?
If so, can someone indicate where I can find how to set this up properly?
(i.e. the right sequence of function call to get the answer in emacs lisp?)
If not, I would appreciate any other approach to do this evaluation.

Thanks in advance.

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