Material Detail

[Shiny App] Random Variable Generation

[Shiny App] Random Variable Generation

The Probability Integral Transform and the Accept-Reject Algorithm are two methods for generating a random variable with some desired distribution. This Shiny app demonstrates how they work, through two examples of each method.

For the Accept-Reject Algorithm (shown above), the examples demonstrated in this app are the Beta distribution and the truncated Normal distribution. A side-by-side plot shows each point that has been generated....

Show More

Quality

  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.