Re: [R] generate random numbers subject to constraints

From: Paul Smith <>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 19:50:04 +0000

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Ala' Jaouni <> wrote:
> I failed to mention that the X values have to be positive and between 0 and 1.

Use Robert's method, and to do his step 1, use runif (?runif) to get random numbers from the uniform distribution between 0 and 1.

Paul mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed 26 Mar 2008 - 23:14:10 GMT

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