[R] Function for Distribution Fitting
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Wed Oct 26 16:32:57 CEST 2022
Of course it's an infinite set!
The OP should look here:
On Wed, Oct 26, 2022 at 7:01 AM JRG via R-help <r-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> "all possible probability distributions"
> I doubt that is a finite set. To select "a bunch of them" would seem to
> imply a reduction of that set based on what's
> possible/promising/pertinent in your specific problem. IMHO, what's the
> "most suitable distribution" tends to depend partly on knowledge of the
> subject matter of your problem.
> Doesn't that put you back in your present situation?
> On 10/26/22 09:41, Paul Bernal wrote:
> > Dear friends from the R community,
> > Hope you are all doing great. So far, whenever I need to perform
> > distribution fitting on a particular dataset, I make use of R package
> > fitdistrplus.
> > However, distribution fitting using the fitdist() function from
> > fitdistrplus is rather manual (you need to specify which probability
> > distribution you are trying to fit), and it would be more convenient if the
> > function tested all possible probability distributions (or a bunch of them)
> > and then estimates the parameters and suggests the most suitable
> > distribution.
> > Is there any package besides fitdistrplus that does allow automatic
> > distribution fitting?
> > Best regards,
> > Paul
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