[Numpy-discussion] Generating Bell Curves (was: Using normal() )

Rich Shepard rshepard@appl-ecosys....
Fri Apr 25 14:22:20 CDT 2008


On Fri, 25 Apr 2008, Bruce Southey wrote:

> Just use a truncated distribution as these are well known:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truncated_distribution
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truncated_normal_distribution

Bruce,

   I considered the truncated normal distribution, but having the tails of
the Gaussian distribution above zero is more acceptable.

Thanks very much for the suggestion,

Rich

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