[R] Generating random normal distribution with mean 0 and standard deviation 1

From: Neuro LeSuperHéros <neuro3000_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri 14 Jul 2006 - 22:14:58 EST


Hello,

This must be really simple, but I can't find it on R Site search. I need to generate a random normally distributed series with mean 0 and sd 1. In Matlab, this code is randn(n).

The closest I found is runif(20,-1,1) but this forces a maximum and a minimum, and there's no way to specify a standard deviation of 1.

>sd(runif(20,-1,1))
[1] 0.578164



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