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st: Producing random numbers from a kernel density

From   Peter Willemé <>
Subject   st: Producing random numbers from a kernel density
Date   Thu, 09 Mar 2006 12:40:33 +0100

Dear all,
I am trying to draw random numbers from an arbitrary distribution. One idea that occurred to me was to use a kernel density estimator (-kdensity-), but I have no idea how to produce random numbers from the result. All suggestions are welcome.

Dr Peter Willemé
Social Security Research Group - Health Economics
Federal Planning Bureau
Kunstlaan 47-49
B-1000 Brussels
Tel. +32 2 5077355

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