[Rd] request for comments --- package "distr" --- S4 Classes for
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Feb 2 23:23:21 MET 2004
"Warnes, Gregory R" <gregory_r_warnes at groton.pfizer.com> writes:
> > as subclasses of either of the two the subclasses
> > "AbscontDistribution" or
> > " DiscreteDistribution".
> It is not at all clear to me what an 'AbscontDistribution' is. Perhaps you
> are referring to a continuous distribution?
Absolutely continuous. This is slightly more restrictive than just
having a continuous distribution function, effectively meaning that
the density can be defined (with respect to Lebesgue measure on some
Counterexamples are pathological, the sort of thing you challenge 2nd
year math/stat students to think up, but I can't say that I can
remember what they'd look like.
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