[R] The gamma function and infinity

Dietrich Trenkler Dietrich.Trenkler at uni-osnabrueck.de
Mon Dec 5 17:13:45 CET 2005

Florent Bresson schrieb:

>I have to calculate some formula like:
>and I observed that for relatively big values of x, R
>returns infinity and so cannot compute the formula. Is
>it possible to force  R to give the real value of
>gamma(x) instead of Inf ?
>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
Have a look at lgamma.


D. Trenkler

Dietrich Trenkler c/o Universitaet Osnabrueck 
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