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Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: dataset generation |

Date |
Sun, 24 May 2009 10:26:37 +0100 |

I suppose help random_number_functions is a good place to start. T On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Nikolaos Pandis <npandis@yahoo.com> wrote: > 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 >> > >> > >> > >> > * >> > * For searches and help try: >> > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > >> >> >> >> -- >> To every ω-consistent recursive class κ of formulae there >> 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). >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- To every ω-consistent recursive class κ of formulae there 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). * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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