Weighted Random Number

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 16:32:51 CST 2013


On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Roger Guay <irog at mac.com> wrote:

> Thanks for this, Dr. Hawkins.
>

One of the least likely places to use my Ph.D. in Statistics, but . . .

:)

> I suspect my distribution is Gaussian, but I may not need to be precise.
> I'm evaluating all the great suggestions I've received on this.
>

If it comes from combining a bunch of different things, it's pretty much
guaranteed to come out Gaussian if there are enough elements, and pretty
close to it even if there are only a handful.  (Central Limit Theorem).


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