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betafit_fast

version 1.1.0.0 (1.08 KB) by Oliver Woodford
Quickly compute the parameters of a beta distribution

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Updated 16 Apr 2015

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This function does fast, maximum-likelihood fitting of beta distributions to data in the range (0,1). It differs from the betafit() function provided in MATLAB's Statistics and Machine Learning toolbox as follows:
1. It doesn't require any toolboxes.
2. It is faster.
3. It is usually more accurate (i.e. results in a higher likelihood).
4. It can fit multiple distributions in parallel.
5. It cannot handle data values of 0 or 1.
6. It doesn't provide confidence intervals.

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Oliver Woodford (2020). betafit_fast (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/50525-betafit_fast), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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1.1.0.0

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MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2015a
Compatible with any release
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