# tests/t-mgedist.R In fitdistrplus: Help to Fit of a Parametric Distribution to Non-Censored or Censored Data

```library(fitdistrplus)

# (1) Fit of a Weibull distribution to serving size data by maximum
# goodness-of-fit estimation using all the distances available
#

data(groundbeef)
serving <- groundbeef\$serving
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="CvM")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="CvM", silent = FALSE)
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="KS")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="AD")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="ADR")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="ADL")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="AD2R")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="AD2L")
mgedist(serving, "weibull", gof="AD2")

# (2) Fit of a uniform distribution using Cramer-von Mises or
# Kolmogorov-Smirnov distance
#

set.seed(1234)
u <- runif(100, min=5, max=10)
mgedist(u, "unif", gof="CvM")
mgedist(u, "unif", gof="KS")

# (3) Fit of a triangular distribution using Cramer-von Mises or
# Kolmogorov-Smirnov distance
#
require(mc2d)
set.seed(1234)
t <- rtriang(100,min=5,mode=6,max=10)
mgedist(t, "triang", start = list(min=4, mode=6,max=9), gof="CvM")
mgedist(t, "triang", start = list(min=4, mode=6,max=9), gof="KS")

# (4) scaling problem
# the simulated dataset (below) has particularly small values, hence without scaling (10^0),
# the optimization raises an error. The for loop shows how scaling by 10^i
# for i=1,...,6 makes the fitting procedure work correctly.

set.seed(1234)
x2 <- rnorm(100, 1e-4, 2e-4)
for(i in 6:0)
cat(i, try(mgedist(x2*10^i,"cauchy")\$estimate, silent=TRUE), "\n")

# (5) scaling problem
#

x <- c(-0.00707717, -0.000947418, -0.00189753,
-0.000474947, -0.00190205, -0.000476077, 0.00237812, 0.000949668,
0.000474496, 0.00284226, -0.000473149, -0.000473373, 0, 0, 0.00283688,
-0.0037843, -0.0047506, -0.00238379, -0.00286807, 0.000478583,
0.000478354, -0.00143575, 0.00143575, 0.00238835, 0.0042847,
0.00237248, -0.00142281, -0.00142484, 0, 0.00142484, 0.000948767,
0.00378609, -0.000472478, 0.000472478, -0.0014181, 0, -0.000946522,
-0.00284495, 0, 0.00331832, 0.00283554, 0.00141476, -0.00141476,
-0.00188947, 0.00141743, -0.00236351, 0.00236351, 0.00235794,
0.00235239, -0.000940292, -0.0014121, -0.00283019, 0.000472255,
0.000472032, 0.000471809, -0.0014161, 0.0014161, -0.000943842,
0.000472032, -0.000944287, -0.00094518, -0.00189304, -0.000473821,
-0.000474046, 0.00331361, -0.000472701, -0.000946074, 0.00141878,
-0.000945627, -0.00189394, -0.00189753, -0.0057143, -0.00143369,
-0.00383326, 0.00143919, 0.000479272, -0.00191847, -0.000480192,
0.000960154, 0.000479731, 0, 0.000479501, 0.000958313, -0.00383878,
-0.00240674, 0.000963391, 0.000962464, -0.00192586, 0.000481812,
-0.00241138, -0.00144963)

#only i == 0, no scaling, should not converge.
for(i in 6:0)
cat(i, try(mgedist(x*10^i,"cauchy")\$estimate, silent=TRUE), "\n")

# (6) test error messages
#

dnorm2 <- pnorm2 <- function(x, a)
"NA"
x <- rexp(10)

#should get a one-line error
res <- mgedist(x, "norm2", start=list(a=1))
#as in
attr(try(log("a"), silent=TRUE), "condition")

# (7) test the component optim.message
x <- rnorm(1000)
#change parameter to obtain unsuccessful convergence
mgedist(x, "norm", control=list(maxit=2), start=list(mean=1e5, sd=1), optim.method="L-BFGS-B", lower=0)

# (8) test bounds
x <- rnorm(1000)
mgedist(x, "norm", optim.method="L-BFGS-B", lower=c(-Inf, 0)) #optim and L-BFGS-B
mgedist(x, "norm", optim.method="Nelder", lower=c(-Inf, 0))
```

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