Probabilities for Bivariate Normal Distribution

Computes probabilities of the bivariate normal distribution in a vectorized R function (Drezner & Wesolowsky, 1990, ).

Probabilities for Bivariate Normal Distribution

If you use pbv and have suggestions for improvement or have found bugs, please email me at [email protected].

CRAN version

The official version of pbv is hosted on CRAN and may be found here. The CRAN version can be installed from within R using:


GitHub version

The version hosted here is the development version of pbv. The GitHub version can be installed using devtools as:




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pbv: Probabilities for Bivariate Normal Distribution

Alexander Robitzsch IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at Kiel University

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For reporting a bug, please provide always a reproducible R script and (if necessary) a corresponding dataset.



VERSIONS pbv 0.1 | 2018-10-25 | Last: pbv 0.1-17

ADDED * included pbvnorm() and dbvnorm() functions

DATA * included/modified datasets: --- EXAMP * included/modified examples: pbvnorm (1)

Reference manual

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0.2-16 by Alexander Robitzsch, 3 months ago,

Browse source code at

Authors: Alexander Robitzsch [aut,cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports Rcpp

Suggests pbivnorm

Linking to Rcpp, RcppArmadillo

See at CRAN