[R] solving an integral equation

Vittorio Addona vaddona at netscape.net
Sat Jun 17 13:52:20 CEST 2000

Hello, my question is the following:  I want to solve the equation

integral (lower = 0,upper = m) of  f(t)dt = 0.5  for m

i.e. the median of some density.  The density is a Generalized Gamma, so I
can't simply use 'q...'  to find the median, and the integral is not known in
closed form.  Is R capable of doing this, or is it better to use something
like Maple?  Thank you very much.

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