logitnorm-package: Utilities for the logitnormal distribution in R

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Utilities for the logitnormal distribution in R


The logitnormal distribution is useful as a prior density for variables that are bounded between 0 and 1, such as proportions. Fig. 1 displays its density for various combinations of parameters mu and sigma.

The package provides the main distribution functions:

Transformation functions

Moments and mode

Estimating parameters


Thomas Wutzler


Frederic, P. & Lad, F. (2008) Two Moments of the Logitnormal Distribution. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 37, 1263-1269

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