Extensions of Package 'distr' for Teaching Stochastics/Statistics in Secondary School

Provides flexible examples of LLN and CLT for teaching purposes in secondary school.


News

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News: to package distrTeach

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(first two numbers of package versions do not necessarily reflect package-individual development, but rather are chosen for the distrXXX family as a whole in order to ease updating "depends" information)

############## v 2.8 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • DESCRIPTION tag SVNRevision changed to VCS/SVNRevision

############## v 2.7 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • fixed some URLs in https style

under the hood:

  • wherever possible also use q.l internally instead of q to provide functionality in IRKernel

############## v 2.6 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • title changed to title style / capitalization
  • added reference to JSS-paper in help to IllustCLT

under the hood:

  • removed ::: internal dependencies (within distr-Fam of pkgs) by copying respective routines
  • enhanced imports in DESCRIPTION by explicating second order imports

############## v 2.5 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

GENERAL ENHANCEMENTS:

  • cleaned DESCRIPTION and NAMESPACE file as to Imports/Depends

under the hood:

  • added .Rbuildignore

BUGFIXES

############## v 2.4 ##############

under the hood:

  • removed lazyload tag in DESCRIPTION
  • added DESCRIPTION tag "ByteCompile" to all our packages
  • updating maintainer email address and URL.
  • added argument no.readonly = TRUE to assignments of form opar <- par()
  • deleted no longer needed chm folders

############## v 2.3 ##############

No extra changes this time

  • DESCRIPTION files and package-help files gain a tag SVNRevision to be filled by get[All]RevNr.R from utils in distr

############## v 2.2 ##############

user-visible CHANGES:

  • included options("device.ask.default"=FALSE) in demos to avoid the need to press a button between frames in the "movie"

GENERAL ENHANCEMENTS:

  • added tests/Examples folder with file distrTeach-Ex.Rout.save to have some automatic testing
  • added field "Encoding: latin1" to all DESCRIPTION files in order to avoid problems with e.g. Windows locale when svn replaces $LastChangedDate
  • added TOBEDONE (sic!) files for each package (by accident also in trunc; these are empty so far)

############## v 2.1 ##############

  • Rd-style:
    • several buglets detected with the fuzzier checking mechanism cf [Rd] More intensive checking of R help files, Prof Brian Ripley, 09.01.2009 10:25) [Rd] Warning: missing text for item ... in \describe? , Prof Brian Ripley,

############## v 2.0.3 ##############

  • under the hood:
    • enhanced plotting (correct dispatch; opening of new device is controlled by option("newDevice") )
    • after JMC's changes: gone through setIs relations to ensure "correct" inheritance
  • moved license to LGPL-3
  • thanks to a hint by Anja Hueller, discovered a buglet in the demos of distrTeach;

############## v 2.0 ##############

  • created new package 'distrTeach' (version to be consistent with distrXXX family)

  • moved teaching functions 'illustrateLLN()', 'illustrateCLT[.tcl]' from package 'distrEx' to this new package

Reference manual

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install.packages("distrTeach")

2.8.0 by Peter Ruckdeschel, 15 days ago


http://distr.r-forge.r-project.org/


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/distrTeach


Authors: Eleonora Feist [ctb] (contributed as student in the initial phase --2008) , Matthias Kohl [aut, cph] , Peter Ruckdeschel [cre, cph] , Anja Hueller [ctb] (contributed as student in the initial phase --2008)


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Probability Distributions, Teaching Statistics


LGPL-3 license


Imports startupmsg, grDevices, graphics, stats

Depends on methods, distr, distrEx

Suggests tcltk


Imported by distrDoc.


See at CRAN