[R] Mixture of Univariate Normals

Murray Jorgensen maj at waikato.ac.nz
Wed Oct 23 01:00:13 CEST 2002

At 17:52 22/10/02 +0100, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
>Well, a mixture of two normals is not long-tailed, so I think you need
>something else, e.g. a mixture of t's.

Or a mixture of three normals, the third with a large sigma.

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