Re: [S] Strange behaviour of pbinom

Robert Kinley (KINLEY_ROBERT@lilly.com)
Tue, 30 Jun 1998 14:29:36 +0100


>
Also

pbinom(172,1,.5)
[1] 1
> pbinom(173,1,.5)
[1] -Inf

hmmmmmmm......

Eva.Cantoni@metri.unige.ch (Eva Cantoni) on 30/06/98 13:59:36

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Subject: [S] Strange behaviour of pbinom

Dear S-users,

is this strange behaviour of pbinom() known?
(Splus Version 3.4 Release 1 for Sun SPARC, SunOS 5.3 : 1996)

> pbinom(100,1,0.5)
[1] 1 # OK
> pbinom(200,1,0.5)
[1] -Inf #???

Thank you very much for your help,

Eva Cantoni

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