[R] Mixtures of Von-mises distributions
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 16 13:28:21 CET 2003
Why do you want to use the EM `algorithm'?
It will be easier to directly maximize the log likelihood, and that is a
5-mins job in R.
Take a look at the examples in MASS4 ch 16 (and see the books in the FAQ
or the scripts in the MASS package).
On Sun, 16 Nov 2003, Saint-Jean Christophe wrote:
> I would like to fit a von mises mixture to my data using the EM
> Unfornately, existing packages (including circstats) doesn't provide
> such method.
> So, does anybody have written such code ?
> Big thanks,
> Christophe, (R newbie)
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