[R] gennerating skewed random numbers

Michael Bedward michael.bedward at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 00:44:35 CET 2011

Hi Ed,

The sn package can generate random values from skewed Normal and t

Also see here: http://azzalini.stat.unipd.it/SN/faq-r.html


On 11 January 2011 23:37, Ed Keith <e_d_k at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This is not exactly an R specific question, but I think the people on this list can probably help.
> I'm working on a simulation. In the model I have the first three moments of the distributions of the variables. I know how to generate a random number from a distribution given the first two moments assuming the third moment is 0. But I do not know how to generate a number drawn from a distribution with a nonzero third monument.
> If someone could point me to a good reference I would appreciate it.
> Thank you in advance,
>   -EdK
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