Delaporte: Statistical Functions for the Delaporte Distribution

Provides probability mass, distribution, quantile, random-variate generation, and method-of-moments parameter-estimation functions for the Delaporte distribution. The Delaporte is a discrete probability distribution which can be considered the convolution of a negative binomial distribution with a Poisson distribution. Alternatively, it can be considered a counting distribution with both Poisson and negative binomial components. It has been studied in actuarial science as a frequency distribution which has more variability than the Poisson, but less than the negative binomial.

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AuthorAvraham Adler [aut, cph, cre] (<>)
MaintainerAvraham Adler <[email protected]>
LicenseBSD_2_clause + file LICENSE
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Delaporte documentation built on Nov. 22, 2018, 1:04 a.m.