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Generate random number from inverse gamma distribution

Asked by khatereh
on 27 May 2012

Hi, I want to get the sample from the inverse gamma distribution with two parameter a and b and I am wondering how I can do that in matlab? Please help me ! Thanks



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Answer by Tom Lane
on 27 May 2012

If I understand the inverse gamma correctly, you can generate from x=gamrnd(a,1./b) and then take y=1./x. This would require the Statistics Toolbox.


Answer by mengfei
on 19 May 2013



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