[R] Strange problem.
Ko-Kang Kevin Wang
kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Sep 2 03:58:44 CEST 2003
On Mon, 1 Sep 2003, Yannong.Dong-1 wrote:
> >std<-1000
> >mean<-8000
> >prior<-function(n){1/(sqrt(2*pi)*std)*exp(-1.0*(n-mean)^2/(2*std^2))}
> >plot(prior,1,15000)
> >post<-function(n){
> + if(n < 9543)
> + 0
> + else
> + prior(n)/n
> + }
> >plot(post,1,15000) # This command didn't work. The error message is " x and y lengths differ "
Try replacing the post() function with something like:
post<-function(n){
ifelse(n < 9543, 0, prior(n) / n)
}
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Cheers,
Kevin
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