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Re: Random number generation( b/w two limits) with a gaussian

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  • Subject: [mg109771] Re: Random number generation( b/w two limits) with a gaussian
  • From: "M.Roellig" <markus.roellig at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 16 May 2010 08:51:37 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hsofih$3ju$1@smc.vnet.net>

On 16 Mai, 11:57, "elvisgracel... at gmail.com"
<elvisgracel... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear experts,
> Is it possible to generate random numbers b/w any two limits (say b/w
> -4 & 4 ) which would comply to a gaussian distribution ?

RandomReal[NormalDistribution[0, 1]]

will produce a normally distributed random number with mean 0 and
standard deviation 1. More than 99.99 % of all values will be in the
intervall [-4,4].

Markus


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