[R] Gumbell distribution - minimum case

Aaron Mackey ajmackey at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 16:32:32 CEST 2008

If you mean you want an EVD with a fat left tail (instead of a fat
right tail), then can;t you just multiply all the values by -1 to
"reverse" the distribution?  A new location parameter could then shift
the distribution wherever you want along the number line ...


On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 5:22 PM, Richard Gwozdz <rgwozdz at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to sample from a Gumbell (minimum) distribution.  I have
> installed package {evd} but the Gumbell functions there appear to refer to
> the maximum case.  Unfortunately, setting the scale parameter negative does
> not appear to work.
> Is there a separate package for the Gumbell minimum?
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