# gamma.dispersion: Calculate the MLE of the Gamma Dispersion Parameter in a GLM Fit

## Description

A front end to `gamma.shape`

for convenience. Finds the
reciprocal of the estimate of the shape parameter only.

## Usage

gamma.dispersion(object, …)

## Arguments

object

Fitted model object giving the gamma fit.

…

Additional arguments passed on to `gamma.shape`

.

## Value

The MLE of the dispersion parameter of the gamma distribution.

## References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002)
*Modern Applied Statistics with S.* Fourth edition. Springer.