Accession Number:

ADA018669

Title:

Sampling from the Poisson Distribution on a Computer.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this paper is to review five alternative methods of generating a Poisson distributed random variable on a digital computer.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE