# [R] Rv generation

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Sep 14 12:33:42 CEST 2006

On 9/14/2006 2:16 AM, nmi13 wrote:
> Hi,
>  Can Someone inform me how to generate RV's using the below CDF, by inverse
> technique.
> Thanks for your help and time.
>
> My CDF is as follows
> $> F(x)=0 \ \text{if} \ x < 0$$> F(x)=\{\frac{x-x_i}{x_{i+1}-x_{i}}*(p_{i+1}-p_{i})\}+p_{i}\ > \forall \ x_{i}\leq x < x_{i+1}$
> $F(x)=1 \ \text{if} \ x > x_{i+1} >$

This sounds an awful lot like a class assignment.  You should ask your
instructor for help with it.

Duncan Murdoch