Friday, February 03, 2006

st: RE: kdensity with user defined kernel functions

At worst, I think you need to write everything yourself.

For speed (and possibly other reasons) the hard work in -kdensity- is handed to part of the executable and I can't see any hooks for using your own kernel. So cloning -kdensity- would get only part of the way there.

Alternatively, Ben Jann's -kdens- package seems more transparent.

Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

D'Exelle Ben   > I need to make a kernel density estimation with a kernel > function that is not supported by the kdensity command. Is > there a way to define your own specific kernel function > within the kdensity command? If this is not possible within > the kdensity command, is there another way to make kernel > estimations with user-defined kernel functions?

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