[R] Fitting Pareto distribution to some data

William Asquith wasquith at austin.rr.com
Mon Sep 4 20:18:57 CEST 2006

Package lmomco fits generalized pareto (three parameter) using method  
of L-moments.  I suspect that other packages that Brian identified  
use method of moments or other.


On Sep 3, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Paul Smith wrote:

> Dear All
> I am trying to fit Pareto distribution to some data. MASS package does
> not support Pareto distribution. Is there some alternative way?
> Thanks in advance,
> Paul
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