[R] About truncated distribution

Berton Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Sep 13 00:53:10 CEST 2006

> But my question is a bit different. What I know is the mean 
> and sd after truncation. If I assume the distribution is 
> normal, how I am gonna develope the original distribution 
> using this two parameters?

You can't, as they are plainly not sufficient (you need to know the amount
of truncation also). If you have only the mean and sd and neither the actual
data nor the truncation point you're through.

-- Bert Gunter

 Could anybody give me some advice? 
> Thanks in advance!
> Jen
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