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st: RE: Can't generate perfect theoretic standard normal.


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Can't generate perfect theoretic standard normal.
Date   Thu, 10 May 2007 13:27:08 +0100

Having the moment measures cited is necessary but not
sufficient for Gaussianity. Naturally, as you have
used -invnorm()- you expect the variable to be well 
behaved in this regard, but the logical point remains. 

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

D H
 
> Apparently, I need an infinite sample size to obtain a perfect
> theoretic standard normal distribution with zero skew, variance
> exactly 1 and kurtosis exactly 3.
> 

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