[R] physical distributions

Albyn Jones jones at reed.edu
Mon Dec 21 19:34:13 CET 2009

Is the Lorentz distribution another name for the Cauchy distribution 
with density

  f(x) = \frac{1}{\pi} \frac{1}{1+x^2}

possibly with location and scale parameters?


On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 05:04:05PM +0100, Markus Häge wrote:
> Hi there,
> I was looking for a Lorentz-distribution in R but I didn't find any
> physical distribution. Is there s.th which I can use for fitting.
> thanks
> Markus
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