[R] sampling from a mixture distribution

From: Vumani Dlamini <dvumani_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Thu 24 Mar 2005 - 00:53:10 EST


Dear R users,
I would like to sample from a mixture distribution p1*f(x1)+p2*f(x2). I usually sample variates from both distributions and weight them with their respective probabilities, but someone told me that was wrong. What is the correct way?
Vumani



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