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Generation of Random Variates

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James Huntley (view profile)

 

generates random variates from over 870 univariate distributions

burr3_cdf(x, a, b, p)
% burr3_cdf.m - evaluates a Cumulative Burr III Distribution.
%   See "Non Uniform Random Variates", L. Devroye, 1986 and
%   "Averaging Income Distributions", Griffiths et al. (web .pdf).
%
%  Created by Jim Huntley,  11/25/03
%

function [cdf] = burr3_cdf(x, a, b, p)

cdf = (1 + (b/x)^a)^(-p);

return

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