# Questions tagged [random-generation]

The act of generating a sequence of numbers or symbols randomly, or (almost always) pseudo-randomly; i.e., with lack of any predictability or pattern.

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### What is the legitimacy of Gaming Labs Certified? [closed]

I saw two poker engines that claim to have an RNG Certificate of Integrity from a company called Gaming Labs. Is this Gaming Labs a known respected authority? This is a follow up question since ...
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### How to improve pseudo-random number generation by large truly random data?

Question Say I have access to a relatively large (but not huge) amount of truly random data, D, like 100 KiB of random bits from a hardware randomness source (just ...
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### inverse transform method [closed]

Using Inverse Transform Method to solve parts of the problem below: (a) Suppose $X \sim \text{Exponential}(λ = 0.2)$. Use RN to generate 20 random realisations of $X$ $\{X_1, X_2, .., X_{20}\}$ ...
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### Random number generator independence

I have a naïve question about random number generators. Say I want to generate a set of random variables from different exponential distributions,$$X_i \sim \mathcal {Exp}(\lambda_i)$$ Assume the$X_i$'...
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### Does runif (R) ever return 0/1 [closed]

The title says it all. Can it happen that runif (with bounds 0 and 1) returns 0 or 1 in R?
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### how to generate joint random variables given knowledge of marginal density and copula function? [duplicate]

Suppose I know that $X\sim F_{X}(\cdot)$, $Y\sim F_{Y}(\cdot)$, and know their copula function $C(\cdot,\cdot)$ such that $F_{X,Y}(x,y)=C(F_{X}(x),F_{Y}(y))$. How to draw $\{X_{i},Y_{i}\}_{i=1}^{n}$ ...