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Re: st: dataset generation


From   Nikolaos Pandis <npandis@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: dataset generation
Date   Sun, 24 May 2009 01:18:20 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Tirthankar,

Many tahnks.

What if I would like to generate nont normally disributed data?

I assume I would have to pick up a distribution.
Would you please direct to right place.

Best wishes,

Nick

--- On Sun, 5/24/09, Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: st: dataset generation
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:37 AM
> <>
> <>
> 
> This is for Stata 10 and assuming you want normally
> distributed random
> variables.
> 
> /* begin */
> clear*
> set seed 12345
> set obs 20
> g var1 = rnormal(15, 4)
> g var2 = rnormal(18, 6)
> summ
> /* end */
> 
> T
> 
> On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 8:15 AM, Nikolaos Pandis <npandis@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to ask for help in the following:
> >
> > I would like to generate a small dataset with  2
> columns:
> > column 1: observations 20, mean= 15, sd= 4
> > column 2: observations 20, mean=18, sd=6
> >
> > How would I do that?
> >
> > Many thanks in advance.
> >
> > Nick
> >
> >
> >
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> 
> 
> -- 
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> correspond
> recursive class signs r, such that neither v Gen r nor
> Neg(v Gen r)
> belongs to Flg(κ) (where v is the free variable of r).
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