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Hi all,

I want to get some random numbers that follows normal distribution with
given mean ( not 0, but for instance, 0.5) and standard deviation. Does
anybody happen to know where I can get the open source C program that
generates such random numbers? Thanks in advance.

Michel

Nov 13 '05 #1
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Michel <mi****@263.net> wrote:
I want to get some random numbers that follows normal distribution with
given mean ( not 0, but for instance, 0.5) and standard deviation. Does
anybody happen to know where I can get the open source C program that
generates such random numbers? Thanks in advance.


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Nov 13 '05 #2
In <3F**************@263.net> Michel <mi****@263.net> writes:
I want to get some random numbers that follows normal distribution with
given mean ( not 0, but for instance, 0.5) and standard deviation. Does
anybody happen to know where I can get the open source C program that
generates such random numbers? Thanks in advance.


What was your C language question?

Dan
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DESY Zeuthen, RZ group
Email: Da*****@ifh.de
Nov 13 '05 #3
Richard Bos <rl*@hoekstra-uitgeverij.nl> spoke thus:
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Nov 13 '05 #4
> Beautiful FAQ, so true and right,
Waiting on this useful site!
Who to such answers would turn his back?
FAQ of the newsgroup, beautiful FAQ!
FAQ of the newsgroup, beautiful FAQ!
Beau-ootiful FA-AQ!
Beau-ootiful FA-AQ!
FA-AQ of the ne-e-ewsgroup,
Beautiful, beautiful FAQ!


Thanks a lot! :-D

Nov 13 '05 #5

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