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NAME

       gsl-randist - generate random samples from various distributions

SYNOPSYS

       gsl-randist seed n DIST param1 param2 [..]

DESCRIPTION

       gsl-randist  is a demonstration program for the GNU Scientific Library.
       It generates n random samples from  the  distribution  DIST  using  the
       distribution parameters param1, param2, ...

EXAMPLE

       Here  is  an  example.   We generate 10000 random samples from a Cauchy
       distribution with a width of 30 and histogram them over the range  -100
       to 100, using 200 bins.

            gsl-randist  0  10000  cauchy  30  |  gsl-histogram -100 100 200 >
       histogram.dat

       A plot of the resulting histogram will show the familiar shape  of  the
       Cauchy distribution with fluctuations caused by the finite sample size.

            awk '{print $1, $3 ; print $2, $3}' histogram.dat | graph -T X

SEE ALSO

       gsl(3), gsl-histogram(1).

AUTHOR

       gsl-randist  was  written  by James Theiler and Brian Gough.  Copyright
       1996-2000; for copying conditions see the GNU General Public Licence.

       This manual page was added by the Dirk  Eddelbuettel  <edd@debian.org>,
       the Debian GNU/Linux maintainer for GSL.



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