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Re: Wishart Distribution

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg45531] Re: Wishart Distribution
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 02:15:40 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <bt5ohv$3al$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <bt5ohv$3al$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Bruce W. Colletti" <bcolletti at compuserve.com> wrote:

> Am running Mathematica 5.0 under WinXP Home, a want to generate one =
> random variable from a Wishart distribution.
> 
> The code:
> 
> Needs["Statistics`"];
> Random[WishartDistribution[{{1,0}, {0,1}}, 4]

This is missing a closing ]
 
> returns the error "non-rectangular tensor encountered."
> 
> What am I doing wrong?  

Nothing else that I can see. I think that it is a bug.

Cheers,
Paul

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