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Generation of Random Variates


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generates random variates from over 870 univariate distributions

% makeham2_cdf.m - compute Makeham Cumulative Distribution Function.
%   See "Random Variable generation Using Concavity Properties of Transformed Densities", 
%   M. Evans and T. Swartz, U. Toronto.    
%               Vector Form of CDF !!!
%  Created by:  Jim Huntley,  09/11/06.

function [cdf] = makeham2_cdf(x,a,b,c)

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(@makeham2_pdf,minx,x(jz),tol,trace,a,b,c);


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