[R] Integration + Normal Distribution + Directory Browsing Processing Questions

Nils Hoeller mail at nhoeller.de
Mon Jan 22 08:49:59 CET 2007

```Thank you,

both work fine. Why is pnorm to prefer?

Nils

Matthias Kohl schrieb:
> Hi,
>
> why don't you use pnorm?
> E.g.,
>
> pnorm(1, mean = 0.1, sd = 1.2) - pnorm(0, mean = 0.1, sd = 1.2)
>
> Matthias
>
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> Subject: Re: [R] Integration + Normal Distribution + Directory Browsing Processing Questions
> Sent: Sun, 21 Jan 2007
> From: Dimitris Rizopoulos<Dimitris.Rizopoulos at med.kuleuven.be>
>
>
>> you can use the `...' argument of integrate, e.g.,
>>
>> integrate(dnorm, 0, 1)
>> integrate(dnorm, 0, 1, mean = 0.1)
>> integrate(dnorm, 0, 1, mean = 0.1, sd = 1.2)
>>
>>
>> I hope it helps.
>>
>> Best,
>> Dimitris
>>
>> ----
>> Dimitris Rizopoulos
>> Ph.D. Student
>> Biostatistical Centre
>> School of Public Health
>> Catholic University of Leuven
>>
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>>
>>
>> Quoting Nils Hoeller <mail at nhoeller.de>:
>>
>>
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>
>>> I am new to R, but it's really great and helped me a lot!
>>>
>>> But now I have 2 questions. It would be great, if someone can help me:
>>>
>>> 1. I want to integrate a normal distribution, given a median and sd.
>>> The integrate function works great BUT the first argument has to be a
>>> function
>>>
>>> so I do integrate(dnorm,0,1) and it works with standard m. and sd.
>>>
>>> But I have the m and sd given.
>>>
>>> So for fixed m and sd I work around with a new function mynorm
>>>
>>> mynorm <- function(n) {
>>>     ret <- dnorm(n,0.6,0.15)
>>>     ret
>>> }
>>>
>>> for example.
>>>
>>> BUT what can I do for dynamic m and sd?
>>> I want something like integrate(dnorm(,0.6,0.15),0,1), with the first
>>> dnorm parameter open for the
>>> integration but fixed m and sd.
>>>
>>> I hope you can help me.
>>>
>>> 2. I am working with textfiles with rows of measure data.
>>>
>>> Now I want R to read.table all files within a given directory and
>>> process them one by the other.
>>>
>>> for(all files in dir xy) {
>>> process x
>>> }
>>>
>>> Is that possible with R? I hope so. Can anyone give me a link to
>>>
>> examples.
>>
>>>
>>> Nils
>>>
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