A note on various methods for generating random numbers with a given distribution: CS11-617/85-34E-PDF
"There is a need to generate uniformly distributed random nunbers when it comes to sample selection in a survey. For small surveys, a table of random nunbers can be used to list the elements to be sampled. However, when the survey increases in level of complexity, such as is the case for a moderately large business survey, random numbers have to be computer-generated"--Introduction.
|Department/Agency||Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.|
|Title||A note on various methods for generating random numbers with a given distribution|
|Series Title||Working paper ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Note||Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Working paper No. BSMD 85-034E." "December, 1984."|
|Number of Pages||19 p.|
|Departmental Catalogue Number||11-617 no. 85-34|
|Subject Terms||Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys|
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