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Generation of Random Variates


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generates random variates from over 870 univariate distributions

% gengauss_cdf.m - compute Generalized Gaussian Cumulative Distribution Function.
%   See "A Practical Procedure to Estimate the Shape Parameter in the 
%   Generalized Gaussian Distribution", J. Armando Dominguez-Molina and 
%   R. M. Rodriguez-Dagnino, U. de Guanajuato.               
%               Vector Form of CDF !!!
%  Created by:  Jim Huntley,  08/28/06.

function [cdf] = gengauss_cdf(x,mu,sigma,p)

tol = 1e-8;
trace = [];
warning off MATLAB:quad:MinStepSize;

minx = min(x);

% Integrate PDF to get CDF.
warning off MATLAB:quad:MinStepSize;
sz = size(x,2);
for jz = 1:sz
    cdf(jz) = quad(@gengauss_pdf,minx,x(jz),tol,trace,mu,sigma,p);


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