Categorical: The Categorical Distribution

CategoricalR Documentation

The Categorical Distribution

Description

Density and random generation for the categorical distribution

Usage

dcat(x, prob, log = FALSE)

rcat(n = 1, prob)

Arguments

x

non-negative integer-value numeric value.

prob

vector of probabilities, internally normalized to sum to one.

log

logical; if TRUE, probability density is returned on the log scale.

n

number of observations.

Details

See the BUGS manual for mathematical details.

Value

dcat gives the density and rcat generates random deviates.

Author(s)

Christopher Paciorek

See Also

Distributions for other standard distributions

Examples

probs <- c(1/4, 1/10, 1 - 1/4 - 1/10)
x <- rcat(n = 30, probs)
dcat(x, probs)


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