'pearson7' supports maximum likelihood inference for the Pearson VII distribution with shape parameter 3/2 and free location and scale parameters. This distribution is relevant when estimating the velocity of processive motor proteins with random detachment. This version of 'pearson7' is currently licensed under the GNU Public License, v2 or later. If you are using 'pearson7' for research that will be published, please acknowledge this with the following citation:

John Hughes. (2016). pearson7: Maximum Likelihood Inference for the Pearson VII Distribution with Shape Parameter 3/2. R package version 1.0-2. Denver, CO.

Corresponding BibTeX entry:

  @Manual{,
    title = {pearson7: Maximum Likelihood Inference for the Pearson VII
      Distribution with Shape Parameter 3/2},
    author = {John Hughes},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Denver, CO},
    note = {R package version 1.0-2},
  }