fitdistrplus: Help to Fit of a Parametric Distribution to Non-Censored or Censored Data

Extends the fitdistr() function (of the MASS package) with several functions to help the fit of a parametric distribution to non-censored or censored data. Censored data may contain left censored, right censored and interval censored values, with several lower and upper bounds. In addition to maximum likelihood estimation (MLE), the package provides moment matching (MME), quantile matching (QME), maximum goodness-of-fit estimation (MGE) and maximum spacing estimation (MSE) methods (available only for non-censored data). Weighted versions of MLE, MME, QME and MSE are available. See e.g. Casella & Berger (2002), Statistical inference, Pacific Grove, for a general introduction to parametric estimation.

Version: 1.1-8
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0), MASS, grDevices, survival, methods
Imports: stats
Suggests: actuar, rgenoud, mc2d, gamlss.dist, knitr, ggplot2, GeneralizedHyperbolic, rmarkdown, Hmisc
Published: 2022-03-10
Author: Marie-Laure Delignette-Muller [aut], Christophe Dutang [aut], Regis Pouillot [ctb], Jean-Baptiste Denis [ctb], Aurelie Siberchicot [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Aurelie Siberchicot <aurelie.siberchicot at>
Contact: Marie-Laure Delignette-Muller <> or Christophe Dutang <>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: fitdistrplus citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Distributions, Survival
CRAN checks: fitdistrplus results


Reference manual: fitdistrplus.pdf
Vignettes: Frequently Asked Questions
Which optimization algorithm to choose?
Fit parametric distributions on non-censored or censored data


Package source: fitdistrplus_1.1-8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): fitdistrplus_1.1-8.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): fitdistrplus_1.1-8.tgz, r-release (x86_64): fitdistrplus_1.1-8.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): fitdistrplus_1.1-8.tgz
Old sources: fitdistrplus archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: BMT, enveomics.R, goft, mbbefd, OneStep, qmap, SCI, stratifyR, vsgoftest
Reverse imports: amt, AnnuityRIR, bayNorm, baytrends, CalibratR, cascsim, CBEA, censcyt, COCOA, conf, criticality, Dpit, EasyDescribe, EnviroPRA, EpiEstim, evtclass, fasstr, FitUltD, fitur, FMAdist, GofCens, ICcalib, infercnv, insurancerating, Kernelheaping, kindisperse, myTAI, NADA2, openPrimeR, parmsurvfit, PERFect, phenesse, PhitestR, PredictionR, SCRIP, SeqNet, Seurat, simPop, sojourner, splatter, SPsimSeq, STI, TreeDimensionTest
Reverse suggests: AICcmodavg, Corbi, Ecfun, em, eventTrack, ggh4x, MARVEL, mc2d,, paleobuddy, QuantileGH, raw, reservr, ssdtools, WASP, zalpha
Reverse enhances: RobExtremes


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