rriskDistributions is a collection of functions for fitting distributions to given data or known quantiles.
The two main functions
fit.cont() provide users a GUI that allows to choose a most appropriate distribution without any knowledge of the R syntax. Note that this package is part of the rrisk project.
E.g., we can fit random data generated from a gamma distribution with
res <- fit.cont(data2fit = rgamma(n = 37, shape = 4, rate = 0.08))
This will open a new window where the user can inspect diagnostic plots for a variety of possible distributions and then choose the distribution she wants to continue working with (the chosen distribution will be stored in the
Updating to the latest version of rriskDistributions
You can track (and contribute to) development of
rriskDistributions at https://github.com/BfRstats/rriskDistributions. To install it, run the following command (this requires the
- Natalia Belgorodski (STAT-UP Statistical Consulting)
- Matthias Greiner (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany)
- Kristin Tolksdorf (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany)
- Katharina Schueller (STAT-UP Statistical Consulting)
With contributions from
- Lutz Göhring (Lutz Göhring Consulting)
- Matthias Flor (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Germany)