[R] qt with ncp?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon May 7 18:45:32 CEST 2001

Peter Malewski <peter.malewski at gmx.de> writes:

> Does anybody has a function or idea how to calculate qt with a noncentrality 
> parameter? I'm porting a SAS-macro for equivalence (Wellek, 1994 TT2ST) to R 
> and it seems that I need this to calculate tinv (SAS-command, I hope that 
> this is R's qt,...I get the SAS-macro manual next week).

The easiest way is probably to use something like

uniroot(function(x)pt(x, df, ncp) - p, c(-1e7,1e7))

It's not going to be fast, but if you just need one of them...

(Look inside power.t.test for variations on the theme)

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