Re: PDF (not the format, the function).
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- From: dreissNOSPAM at nospam.earthlink.net (David Reiss)
- Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 03:33:32 -0400
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This hasn't happened to me, but one possibility that jumps to mind is that you have possibly defined one of the functions in question in the Global` context prior to loading the package... But, in that case I would expect that you would have seen error messages warnig you of Shadowing possibilities... In article <6ousq5$jj4 at smc.vnet.net>, Luis Fernando Medina <lmedina at leland.Stanford.EDU> wrote: > After a brief honeymoon with the ContinuousDistributions package, it has > been happening to me quite often that Mathematica refuses to calculate > probability density functions. Even more amazingly, sometimes it can > calculate cumulative distributions but will still remain clueless when > asked about the PDF. In those cases, if you ask PDF[dist,x], having > previously defined the "dist" as, say, ExponentialDistribution, it > will make the substitution for "dist" but will not calculate anything, > simply returning PDF[ExponentialDistribution,x]. At the beginning I > thought it was just a problem of the computer I was working in, but it > has happened also in other systems as well. Has this happened to > anybody else? What's going on here? > > Please, to avoid overflow of the newsgroup, answer to my email: > > lmedina at leland.stanford.edu > > Thanks! > > Luis Fernando Medina -- David Reiss dreissNOSPAM at nospam.earthlink.net http://home.earthlink.net/~dreiss To send personal email, remove the words "nospam" and "NOSPAM" from the email address