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RE: st: question about generating distributions (cauchy, poisson, chisq, etc)


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: question about generating distributions (cauchy, poisson, chisq, etc)
Date   Mon, 28 Feb 2005 18:59:30 -0000

-lookup- still works fine, but 
as from Stata 6.0, it has been superseded 
by -search-. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Jhilbe@aol.com
 
> 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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