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Re: st: beta random variable


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: beta random variable
Date   Tue, 25 Sep 2007 15:15:17 +0200

invibeta(a,b,p) returns the inverse cumulative Beta distribution.  If
ibeta(a,b,x) = p, then invibeta(a,b,p) = x.

uniform() returns uniformly distributed pseudorandom numbers on the
interval [0,1).  uniform() takes no arguments, but the parentheses
must be typed.


On 9/25/07, jia luo <jia_luo@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.  I want to generate a random variable from a u-shaped distribution such as beta distribution with a=0.5 and b=0.5.  Is there any way to do this in Stata?
>
> Jia
>
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