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RE: st: Beta distribution

From   "Hartman, Rob" <[email protected]>
To   "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
Subject   RE: st: Beta distribution
Date   Fri, 28 Jan 2011 08:57:16 -0500

Thanks Martin, Bob, and Stas!

Rob Hartman, PhD
Applied Psychologist
The MITRE Corporation
Social, Behavioral, and Linguistic Sciences
Office: 614-447-3441 
Cell: 571-327-4714

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Maarten buis
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 2:56 AM
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: st: Beta distribution

--- On Fri, 28/1/11, Hartman, Rob wrote:
> Is it possible to generate a random beta variable with
> -a fixed/predetermined range of possible values, as well as
> -a fixed mean, but still have
> -the ability to vary the shape parameters meaningfully?  

There is an answer to that question here:

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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