Random Number Generator for the Multinomial Distribution

Description

Generates a random count vector for one observation of a multinomial distribution for n trials with probability vector pr.

Usage

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rmultinomial(n = 5, pr = c(0.5, 0.5), long = FALSE)

Arguments

n

Number of trials.

pr

Probability vector.

long

TRUE to choose one generator, FALSE to choose another one.

Details

Generates a random count vector for one observation of a multinomial distribution for n trials with probability vector pr.

Value

x

Vector of counts.

Note

This function is only used in the examples and not in the multinomRob code.

Author(s)

Walter R. Mebane, Jr., University of Michigan, wmebane@umich.edu, http://www-personal.umich.edu/~wmebane

Jasjeet S. Sekhon, UC Berkeley, sekhon@berkeley.edu, http://sekhon.berkeley.edu/

Examples

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 rmultinomial(10, c(.3, .3, .4));