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RE: st: question about generating distributions (cauchy, poisson, chisq, etc)
-lookup- still works fine, but
as from Stata 6.0, it has been superseded
> I really like stata, but find it very difficult to generate variables
> from various distributions except for the simple ones like the normal
> and uniform.
> I've consulted the reference manual, but it too isnt that
> helpful. I'd
> be interested in generating chi square, poison, and cauchy densities.
> Are there any programs or examples of do files that can do this?
> Or is there a way to program in pdfs and then get
> distrubtions from that?
> Type -lookup rnd- , You can generate a variety of
> distributions, with
> specified parameters.
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