[R] discrete probability distribution

From: Robin Hankin <r.hankin_at_noc.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 19:09:55 EST


I want to sample from a discrete random variable X, defined on the non-negative integers, with

prob(X=0) = (1-p)
prob(X=1) = (1-p)*p


Before reinventing the wheel,
is there a ready-made R function to give me such a thing?

Robin Hankin
Uncertainty Analyst
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