rtrunc: Generate truncated random deviates

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References See Also Examples

Description

This function generates n random deviates that are drawn from the specified truncated distribution.

Usage

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rtrunc(n, spec, a = -Inf, b = Inf, ...)

Arguments

n

a positive integer for the number of random deviates generated

spec

a character value that specifies the underlying probability distribution

a

a numeric value for the lower bound of the random variable

b

a numeric value for the upper bound of the random variable

...

other arguments are are passed to the corresponding quantile function

Value

A vector with one or more random deviates.

Author(s)

Frederick Novomestky [email protected]

Saralees Nadarajah [email protected]

References

Nadarajah, S. and S. Kotz, 2006. R Programs for Computing Truncated Distributions, Journal of Statistical Software, 16, August 2006, http://www.jstatsoft.org/v16/c02

See Also

qtrunc

Examples

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x <- rtrunc( 500, spec="norm", a=1, b=2 )

Example output

Loading required package: stats4
Loading required package: evd

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