ERIC Number: EJ204011
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
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A Method for Simulating Non-Normal Distributions.
Fleishman, Allen I.
Psychometrika, v43 n4 p521-32 Dec 1978
A method of introducing a controlled degree of skew and kurtosis for Monte Carlo studies was derived. The form of such a transformation on normal deviates is given. Analytic and empirical validation of the method is demonstrated. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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