asa109, a Python code which inverts the incomplete Beta function by Cran, Martin and Thomas. This is a version of Applied Statistics Algorithm 109.

Given a value of the incomplete Beta function, it can determine the argument that produced that value.


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


asa109 is available in a C version and a C++ version and a Fortran90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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Original FORTRAN77 version by GW Cran, KJ Martin, GE Thomas; Python version by John Burkardt.


  1. GW Cran, KJ Martin, GE Thomas,
    Remark AS R19 and Algorithm AS 109: A Remark on Algorithms AS 63: The Incomplete Beta Integral and AS 64: Inverse of the Incomplete Beta Integeral,
    Applied Statistics,
    Volume 26, Number 1, 1977, pages 111-114.

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Last revised on 12 August 2022.