[R] Estimating the variability of a population by one sample?

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Mon Dec 10 12:19:18 CET 2007

Tony zeng <xh.along <at> gmail.com> writes:

>        I am meetting one problem.I am estimating  the variability of a
> population using one sample.I must do two-side and one-side hypothesis
> test,and estimate the confidence interval,But I don't know which
> function I can use !

You should describe your problem a bit more clearly, best by giving a sample
set, and how the result should look like. With a bit of guesswork, the 
following might come close to what you want :


rnorm() generates the test vector, put your data there instead.


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