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Re: st: simulating bernoulli random numbers
At 21:02 02/07/02 +0200, Thomas Mählmann wrote:
Yes, you can. If you want the probability of success to be 0.75, then you
can simply type
I have an urgent request. Does someone know of a way to draw zero's und
one's random numbers from a bernoulli variable? Can I use the "uniform
()" command for this task?
gene byte bernie=uniform()<=0.75
and -bernie- will contain a Bernoulli pseudo-random variable with a
probability 0.75 of success. You can do the same with other probabilities
I hope this helps.
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