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- Subject: Re: statistics
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Keiji Kanazawa)
- Date: 01 Aug 93 11:56:18 GMT
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- Organization: University of British Columbia Department of Computer Science
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As others have pointed out, you need a function that samples from the
normal density, and the stochastic simulation algorithms in Numerical
Recipes are sometimes good enough.
In general, you're likely to get the best answers for questions of this
sort in sci.math.stat.