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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] Generate random data using the Inverse CDF Method?
Date Mon, 26 Oct 2009 23:53:51 GMT
Inverse CDF methods work for discrete distributions as well as continuous
ones.

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:

> > If not, I would create a public interface
> > DistributionWithInverseCumulativeProbability (who has a better name?)
> > with the method inverseCumulativeProbability (right now it's on
> > ContinuousDistribution and some other subclasses and don't seem to be
> > gathered in an interface) and all the distributions with the
> > inverseCumulativeProbability-method should implement this interface.
>
> I am not following you here. What exactly is the difference between
> DistributionWithInverseCumulativeProbability and
> ContinuousDistribution?
>



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Ted Dunning, CTO
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