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The maximum likelihood estimate of mean is the empirical mean and the maximum likelihood estimate of 1/shape is the difference between the mean of reciprocals and the reciprocal of the mean.

Usage

mlinvgauss(x, na.rm = FALSE, ...)

Arguments

x

a (non-empty) numeric vector of data values.

na.rm

logical. Should missing values be removed?

...

currently affects nothing.

Value

mlinvgauss returns an object of classunivariateML. This is a named numeric vector with maximum likelihood estimates for mean and shape and the following attributes:

model

The name of the model.

density

The density associated with the estimates.

logLik

The loglikelihood at the maximum.

support

The support of the density.

n

The number of observations.

call

The call as captured my match.call

Details

For the density function of the Inverse Gamma distribution see InverseGaussian.

References

Johnson, N. L., Kotz, S. and Balakrishnan, N. (1995) Continuous Univariate Distributions, Volume 1, Chapter 15. Wiley, New York.

See also

InverseGaussian for the Inverse Gaussian density.

Examples

mlinvgauss(precip)
#> Maximum likelihood estimates for the Inverse Gaussian model 
#>   mean   shape  
#>  34.89  107.48