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

Bruce Southey bsouthey@gmail....
Fri Apr 25 14:06:30 CDT 2008

Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Apr 2008, Robert Kern wrote:
>> In that case, you need to search the literature of your field for precise
>> details on how to construct the curve that you want.
> Robert,
>    Considering how few of us work in this subject area there's not much in
> the way of resources.
>    Regardless, for now the working Gaussian code will do quite well. As time
> permits I'll see what I can find (or create) to produce a curve that reaches
> zero at the bounds.
> Many thanks, all,
> Rich
Just use a truncated distribution as these are well known:


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