ald: The Asymmetric Laplace Distribution

It provides the density, distribution function, quantile function, random number generator, likelihood function, moments and Maximum Likelihood estimators for a given sample, all this for the three parameter Asymmetric Laplace Distribution defined in Koenker and Machado (1999). This is a special case of the skewed family of distributions available in Galarza (2017) <doi:10.1002/sta4.140> useful for quantile regression.

Version: 1.2
Suggests: lqr
Published: 2018-02-01
Author: Christian E. Galarza and Victor H. Lachos
Maintainer: Christian E. Galarza <cgalarza88 at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
In views: Distributions
CRAN checks: ald results


Reference manual: ald.pdf
Package source: ald_1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: ald_1.2.tgz, r-oldrel: ald_1.2.tgz
Old sources: ald archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: PReMiuM, qrLMM, qrNLMM, quokar, Wrapped
Reverse suggests: fitteR, lqr


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