[R] [FORGED] Mixed Beta Disrubutions

mesude bayrakci mesudebayrakci at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 01:35:42 CET 2015


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On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 6:39 PM, Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz>

> On 29/12/15 12:30, mesude bayrakci wrote:
>> Thank you for your response. I saw already that example and some
>> others too. However, they defined alpha and beta in the examples or
>> use two different dataset. I did not know alpha and beta values and
>> have only one data set.  I could calculate alpha and beta by using
>> variance and means for the data has one peaks.
>> How can I calculate alpha and beta for two peak distributions?
> Given your level of obtuseness I think that the advancement of science
> would be best served if you were not encouraged to pursue this line of
> endeavour any further.
> Be that as it may:  *NO*, "they" did not define alpha and beta in the
> example (singular).  They *simulated* a data set using known values of
> alpha and beta, and then fitted a beta mixture model to the simulated data,
> obtaining fitted values of the alphas and betas that were satisfyingly
> close to the "true" values from which the data were simulated.
> cheers,
> Rolf Turner
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> Technical Editor ANZJS
> Department of Statistics
> University of Auckland
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