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Random number from normal distribution

Subject: Random number from normal distribution

From: Ulrik Nash

Date: 1 Dec, 2011 21:42:08

Message: 1 of 3

Hi,

What is most efficient way to generate a single number from a normal distribution with mean = 0 and variance = var?

Unfortunately, I don't have the statistics toolkit..

Regards,

Ulrik.

Subject: Random number from normal distribution

From: dpb

Date: 1 Dec, 2011 21:43:17

Message: 2 of 3

On 12/1/2011 3:42 PM, Ulrik Nash wrote:
> Hi,
>
> What is most efficient way to generate a single number from a normal
> distribution with mean = 0 and variance = var?
>
> Unfortunately, I don't have the statistics toolkit..
...

doc randn

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Subject: Random number from normal distribution

From: Ulrik Nash

Date: 1 Dec, 2011 22:05:09

Message: 3 of 3

dpb <none@non.net> wrote in message <jb8sdj$jr5$2@speranza.aioe.org>...
> On 12/1/2011 3:42 PM, Ulrik Nash wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > What is most efficient way to generate a single number from a normal
> > distribution with mean = 0 and variance = var?
> >
> > Unfortunately, I don't have the statistics toolkit..
> ...
>
> doc randn
>
> --

Thank you, strange I didn't see the example.

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