Re: two queries on distribution

Tim Hesterberg (timh@statsci.com)
Mon, 12 Jan 1998 09:48:49 -0800 (PST)


Ottar Bjornstad asked:
>1) Why does the Gamma distribution only have 1 parameter (the shape
>parameter) in Splus, when the usual Gamma is a two parameter
>distribution?

The Gamma distribution in S-PLUS 4.0 has two parameters, shape and rate.
Earlier versions of S-PLUS did not have the rate parameter.

Tim Hesterberg

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