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

From: Sean O'Riordain <seanpor_at_acm.org>
Date: Fri 14 Jul 2006 - 22:19:32 EST

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On 14/07/06, Neuro LeSuperHéros <neuro3000@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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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