SampleSizeMeans: Sample Size Calculations for Normal Means

Sample size requirements calculation using three different Bayesian criteria in the context of designing an experiment to estimate a normal mean or the difference between two normal means. Functions for calculation of required sample sizes for the Average Length Criterion, the Average Coverage Criterion and the Worst Outcome Criterion in the context of normal means are provided. Functions for both the fully Bayesian and the mixed Bayesian/likelihood approaches are provided. For reference see Joseph L. and Bélisle P. (1997) <>.

Version: 1.2.3
Imports: stats
Published: 2023-08-23
Author: Lawrence Joseph [aut], Patrick Bélisle [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Patrick Bélisle <patrickb.stat at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: SampleSizeMeans results


Reference manual: SampleSizeMeans.pdf


Package source: SampleSizeMeans_1.2.3.tar.gz
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Old sources: SampleSizeMeans archive


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