[R] Area between 2 curves
R. Michael Weylandt
michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 17:47:49 CEST 2012
You can't just decide a command exists and try to use it by your
arbitrarily chosen name .... did you look at the function integrate()
which does exist? It uses a smarter algorithm than Simpson's rule.
Alternatively, Simpson's rule is very easy to code with vectorization
-- you should be able to implement it yourself in just a few lines
after reading "An Introduction to R".
On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 6:17 AM, sappy <robert.wittkopf at gmx.de> wrote:
> i have a question calculating the shaped area between the two curves (see
> I try to use a Simpson-Integral but it doesn't work. "R" doesn't know the
> It is possible, that i need a library?
> Curve 1: y
> Curve 2: z
> q<-abs(y-z); est<-sintegral(x,z)
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