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Random Number Generation for Discrete Variables

Colin Rose
Organization: Theoretical Research Institute
Murray D. Smith
Organization: University of Sydney
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1997
Volume: 6
Issue: 3
Page range: 22-26

The authors present a surprisingly efficient random number generator that applies in principle to any discrete univariate probability mass function without alteration.

*Mathematics > Probability and Statistics
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