[R] Normal distribution

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 19:17:43 CEST 2009


I think you can also use a qq-plot to do the same, no? You won't get a
statistic score + p.value, but perhaps you're more of a visual person?


On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Richardson, Patrick
<Patrick.Richardson at vai.org> wrote:
> ?shapiro.test
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> Hi,
> I am dealing with how to check in R if some data that I have belongs to a normal distribution or not. I am not interested in obtaining the theoreticall frequencies. I am only interested in determing if (by means of a test as Kolmogorov, or whatever), if my data are normal or not.
> But I have tried with ks.test() and I have not got it.
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> Noela
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