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RTNORM: Stata Mata module to produce truncated normal pseudorandom variates

Federico Belotti () and Giuseppe Ilardi

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: rtnorm() returns truncated normal random variates. The user may specify both the mean and standard deviation before truncation, and the interval for the two-side truncation of the distribution. After installing, issue commands 'net get rtnorm' and 'do rtnorm.mata.do' to compile the function.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 10
Keywords: normal distribution; Mata; truncated normal distribution (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010-03-26
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install rtnorm". The module is made available under terms of the GPL v3 (https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt). Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/m/mf_rtnorm.sthlp help file (text/plain)

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