[R] help on fitting negative binomial distribution with MLE

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 1 17:20:20 CEST 2006

This is a special case of


and the first will be easiest for you.

On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, zhijie zhang wrote:

> Dear friends,
>   Anybody knows how to  fit the negative binomial distribution with MLE
> using R or other software? I can't find the solution, any suggestions or
> help would be greatly appreciated.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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