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st: Nonuniform Random Variable Generation


From   "Jann Ben" <ben.jann@soz.gess.ethz.ch>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Nonuniform Random Variable Generation
Date   Tue, 27 Sep 2005 00:24:30 +0200

Hi,

I would like to generate random variables with the density

  f(x) = 1/2 * (2x^2 + 4x + 1) * exp(-2x),  x>=0

Can anyone help me with this?

Many thanks in advance,
ben

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