R/dist-gldMode.R

Defines functions gldMode

Documented in gldMode

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# FUNCTION:             DESCRIPTION:
#  gldMode               Computes the Generalized Lambda Distribution mode
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gldMode <- 
function(lambda1 = 0, lambda2 = -1, lambda3 = -1/8, lambda4 = -1/8)
{   
    # A function implemented by Diethelm Wuertz
    
    # Arguments:
    #   lambda1 - a numeric value, the location parameter
    #   lambda2 - a numeric value, the scale parameter
    #   lambda3 - a numeric value, the first shape parameter
    #   lambda4 - a numeric value, the second parameter
    
    # Description:
    #   Computes the Generalized Lambda Distribution mode
    
    # FUNCTION:
    
    # Find Maximum: 
    min = qgld(0.01, lambda1, lambda2, lambda3, lambda4)
    max = qgld(0.99, lambda1, lambda2, lambda3, lambda4)
    ans = optimize(f = dgld, interval = c(min, max), 
        lambda1 = lambda1, lambda2 = lambda2, 
        lambda3 = lambda3, lambda4 = lambda4,  
        maximum = TRUE, tol = .Machine$double.eps)$maximum
    
    # Return Value:
    ans
}


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