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st: RE: Generating random variables with logistic distribution


From   "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Generating random variables with logistic distribution
Date   Thu, 4 Aug 2005 11:01:11 -0400

There is a generalized logistic in the -rnd- suite.


Thomas J. Steichen
steicht@rjrt.com
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> I know how to generate random variables with normal and uniform 
> distributions.  How about other distributions - in particular, 
> logistic?  Is there a program around that already does this, or can 
> somebody tell me what the formula is?  I seem to vaguely 
> remember seeing 
> something like this but now I can't find it.  Thanks.
> 
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