asa243, a MATLAB code which computes the cumulative density function (CDF) of the noncentral Student's T probability density function, by Russell Lenth.

This is a version of Applied Statistics Algorithm 243.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


asa243 is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version

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Original FORTRAN77 version by Russell Lenth; Matlab version by John Burkardt.


  1. William Guenther,
    Evaluation of probabilities for the noncentral distributions and difference of two T-variables with a desk calculator,
    Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation,
    Volume 6, Number 3-4, 1978, pages 199-206.
  2. Russell Lenth,
    Algorithm AS 243: Cumulative Distribution Function of the Non-Central T Distribution,
    Applied Statistics,
    Volume 38, Number 1, 1989, pages 185-189.

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Last revised on 26 November 2018.