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NormalDistributionRandom Method (Double, Double, Int32, Double, Random)

Generates a random vector of observations from the Normal distribution with the given parameters.

Namespace:  Accord.Statistics.Distributions.Univariate
Assembly:  Accord.Statistics (in Accord.Statistics.dll) Version: 3.7.0
Syntax
public static double[] Random(
	double mean,
	double stdDev,
	int samples,
	double[] result,
	Random source
)
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Parameters

mean
Type: SystemDouble
The mean value μ (mu).
stdDev
Type: SystemDouble
The standard deviation σ (sigma).
samples
Type: SystemInt32
The number of samples to generate.
result
Type: SystemDouble
The location where to store the samples.
source
Type: SystemRandom
The random number generator to use as a source of randomness. Default is to use Random.

Return Value

Type: Double
An array of double values sampled from the specified Normal distribution.
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