pdf.Categorical: Evaluate the probability mass function of a Categorical...

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/Categorical.R

Description

Evaluate the probability mass function of a Categorical discrete distribution

Usage

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## S3 method for class 'Categorical'
pdf(d, x, ...)

## S3 method for class 'Categorical'
log_pdf(d, x, ...)

Arguments

d

A Categorical object created by a call to Categorical().

x

A vector of elements whose probabilities you would like to determine given the distribution d.

...

Unused. Unevaluated arguments will generate a warning to catch mispellings or other possible errors.

Value

A vector of probabilities, one for each element of x.

Examples

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set.seed(27)

X <- Categorical(1:3, p = c(0.4, 0.1, 0.5))
X

Y <- Categorical(LETTERS[1:4])
Y

random(X, 10)
random(Y, 10)

pdf(X, 1)
log_pdf(X, 1)

cdf(X, 1)
quantile(X, 0.5)

# cdfs are only defined for numeric sample spaces. this errors!
cdf(Y, "a")

# same for quantiles. this also errors!
quantile(Y, 0.7)

alexpghayes/distributions documentation built on Nov. 19, 2019, 8:39 a.m.