[SciPy-User] sample from kernel density estimate

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Tue Feb 2 09:31:11 CST 2010

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Alan G Isaac <aisaac@american.edu> wrote:
> I have a kernel density estimate from scipy.stats.gaussian_kde.
> What's the best way to sample from it?  (Not from the underlying data.)

I think stats.kde.gaussian_kde.resample  does it.
If I remember correctly, it samples from the underlying data and adds
a normal noise. I think I read somewhere that that is equivalent to
sampling from the kernel density directly.


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> Alan Isaac
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