[R] Inverse Gaussian distribution
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue May 22 23:06:09 CEST 2001
Chong Gu <chong at stat.purdue.edu> writes:
> I needed to generate some data from the Inverse Gaussian distribution
> but it is not in R. A google search took me to
> which contains the documentation for the d, p, r, q functions with a
> download link of the functions. The functions work fine in R.
> I am curious why the facilities are not included in R. Is it for
> legal reasons or just the lack or demand?
Lack of awareness also plays a part I suppose. License-wise Gordon
seems to be putting a non-profit clause of the code, which is
incompatible with the GPL and the Debian guidelines. Wouldn't know
whether he could be convinced to do otherwise, but he seems a
reasonably friendly guy (I met him a couple of times when he was guest
professor in Odense in 1999).
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