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negative binomial distribution

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg4619] negative binomial distribution
  • From: jlotz at medea.gp.usm.edu (Jeffrey Lotz)
  • Date: Wed, 21 Aug 1996 03:25:35 -0400
  • Organization: University of Southern Mississippi
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Is there a way to generate a Random number from a Negative binomial 
distribution where n is not an integer i.e., 

Random[NegativeBinomialDistribution[n,p]] 

where n is not an integer?


Jeff Lotz

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