mlkumar: Estimates the parameter of a Kumaraswamy distribution by...

Description Usage Arguments Value References

View source: R/builtin_starts_estimation.R

Description

Uses Newton-Raphson to estimate the parameters of the Kumaraswamy distribution.

Usage

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mlkumar(x, a0 = 1, rel.tol = .Machine$double.eps^0.25, iterlim = 100)

Arguments

x

The data from which the estimate is to be computed.

a0

An optional starting value for the a parameter.

rel.tol

Relative accuracy requested.

iterlim

A positive integer specifying the maximum number of iterations to be performed before the program is terminated.

Value

A named numeric vector with maximum likelihood estimates for a and b.

References

Jones, M. C. "Kumaraswamy's distribution: A beta-type distribution with some tractability advantages." Statistical Methodology 6.1 (2009): 70-81.

Kumaraswamy, Ponnambalam. "A generalized probability density function for double-bounded random processes." Journal of Hydrology 46.1-2 (1980): 79-88.


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