[R] random number generation from a-/symmetric distribution

mel mel at altk.com
Wed Sep 20 11:06:40 CEST 2006

Garbade, Sven a écrit :

> Hi list,
> are there any functions or ideas to compute random numbers with a specific population mean and standard deviation from symmetric (but not normal) and asymmetric distributions? My first idea was to use e.g. rf() (and other R-functions for random number generation)  and then scale the random numbers (for example: mean 300 and standard deviation 40), but I don't know if I'm wrong...
> Thanks, Sven

and all methods/packages related to bootstraping.

More information about the R-help mailing list