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st: R: RE: how to cap an uniform() distribution


From   "Carlo Lazzaro" <carlo.lazzaro@tin.it>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: R: RE: how to cap an uniform() distribution
Date   Tue, 29 May 2007 18:43:20 +0200

Dear Maarten,

thanks a lot for Your usual Kindness and for Your hints.

Kind Regards,

Carlo

-----Messaggio originale-----
Da: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Per conto di Maarten Buis
Inviato: marted́ 29 maggio 2007 17.28
A: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Oggetto: st: RE: how to cap an uniform() distribution

--- Carlo Lazzaro wrote:
> I would like to generate a sample of 16,970 random values within a .6923-1
> range (extremes included)with Stata SE 9/2.

set obs 16970 
gen draw = uniform()*.3077 + .6923

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
Boelelaan 1081 
1081 HV Amsterdam 
The Netherlands

visiting address:
Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room Z434 

+31 20 5986715

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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