[R] starting with mixture distribution

Achim Zeileis Achim.Zeileis at uibk.ac.at
Sun Nov 30 17:02:25 CET 2014

On Sun, 30 Nov 2014, Alaios via R-help wrote:

> Hi.I was using the last night the fitdistr package to start with some 
> fitting. I have some data sets that even though have a very gaussian 
> distribution it looks like that also it has some very heavy tails, that 
> can not be accurately be modelled by a gaussian distribution.Where 
> should I give a try with mixture of distribution?

An overview of available distributions and corresponding fitting functions 
is in the "Distributions" task view. Finite mixture models and model-based 
clustering is discussed in the "Cluster" task view. See:

> RegardsAlex
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