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Version: 2.8.0
Release Date: 2019-03-12
Authors: Matthias Kohl,   Peter Ruckdeschel
Required R-Version:
Dependencies: requires packages "methods", "evd", "actuar" available from CRAN;
as well as package "distr" version >= 1.9 by the authors of this package and "startupmsg" by Peter Ruckdeschel also available from CRAN;

What is "distrEx" meant for?

This package provides some extensions to package "distr" like:


more on that package may be found in Matthias' PhD Thesis "Numerical Contributions to the Asymptotic Theory of Robustness", App. D
available on http://stamats.de/ThesisMKohl.pdf  as well as in an extensive manual to the distrXXX packages (up to version 0.4-3)
from version 0.4-3 on, we have converted this manual into a common vignette to packages distr, distrEx, distrSim, distrTEst, distrMod, distrTeach,
which is available in the mere documentation package distrDoc. To use it you may type
        require("distrDoc"); V<-vignette("distr"); print(V); edit(V) 


This software is distributed under the terms of the GNU GENERAL
PUBLIC LICENSE LGPL v3, confer http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl-3.0.html






also see demo(package="distr") and demo(package="distrEx") --- after installation of "distr" and "distrEx"

Version history:

Changes from Version 0.4-1 to Version 0.4-2

Changes from Version 0.4-2 to Version 0.4-3

Changes from Version 0.4-3 to Version 0.4-4
Changes from Version 0.4-4 to Version 1.8
Changes from Version 1.8 to Version 1.9 Changes from Version 1.9 to Version 2.0

Changes from 2.0 to 2.1

... and: had forgotten to document the plot-methods in distrExsome typo's in integration range selection

Changes from 2.1 onwards

  • see NEWS file

  • Our plans for the next versions:

    This page is maintained by Peter Ruckdeschel and last updated on 2019-03-12.