Random numbers from a user defined distribution

version 1.0.0.0 (2.15 KB) by Adam Nieslony
creturns the matrix of random numbers from user defined probability density distribution.

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Updated 2 Dec 2009

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RANDPDF returns the matrix of random numbers from probability density distribution defined in p and px. p are the density (the y axis) and px are the value (the x axis) of the pdf. p and px must be of the same length. dim define the output matrix dimensions, for example dim=[100 3] define the 100x3 two dimensional matrix with 300 random numbers.

REMEMBER: This is not a really random number generator but only some kind of transformation of uniformly distributed pseudorandom numbers to desired pdf!

Cite As

Adam Nieslony (2022). Random numbers from a user defined distribution (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/26003-random-numbers-from-a-user-defined-distribution), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14SP3
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Acknowledgements

Inspired: randpdf2(x, y, p, m)

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