kent.contour: Contour plot of the Kent distribution without any data

View source: R/kent.contour.R

Contour plot of the Kent distribution without any dataR Documentation

Contour plot of the Kent distribution without any data

Description

The contour plot of the Kent distribution on the sphere is produced. The user can see how the shape and ovalness change as he/she changes the ovlaness parameter.

Usage

kent.contour(k, b)

Arguments

k

The concentration parameter.

b

The ovalness parameter. It has to be less than k/2 in order for the distribution to be unimodal. Otherwise it is bimodal.

Details

The goal of this function is for the user to see hwo the Kent distribution looks like.

Value

A plot containing the contours of the distribution.

Author(s)

Michail Tsagris and Christos Adam.

R implementation and documentation: Michail Tsagris mtsagris@uoc.gr and Christos Adam pada4m4@gmail.com.

References

Kent John (1982). The Fisher-Bingham distribution on the sphere. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 44(1): 71-80.

See Also

kent.datacontour, kent.mle, vmf.contour, vmf.kerncontour

Examples


kent.contour(10, 4)


Directional documentation built on Jan. 12, 2023, 1:12 a.m.