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Generation of Random Variates


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generates random variates from over 870 univariate distributions

tapareto_cdf(x, a, bet, theta)
% tapareto_cdf.m - compute Tapered Pareto Cumulative Distribution Function.
%    See "On the Distribution of Wildfire Sizes", F. Schoeberg, R. Peng, J. Woods, UCLA, web. 
%  Created by:  Jim Huntley,  03/30/05.

function [cdf] = tapareto_cdf(x, a, bet, theta)

cdf = 0;
if(x >= a)
    cdf = 1 - (((a/x)^bet) * exp((a-x)/theta));


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