Transform > Random Data > Beta


Generates random data from a beta distribution.

The beta distribution is often used to model the distribution of order statistics. Use for random variables between 0 and 1.



Dialog box items

Target Column:
Enter a storage column for the generated values. Leave blank to have VisualStat automatically name the target column.

Choose from the following options:

oSample Size: Enter the number of rows of random data you want to generate.

oDistribution: Select the distribution for the variable.

oSet Seed with: Lets you start a random number sequence with a seed you specify.

Enter the alpha shape parameter to define the beta distribution.

Enter the beta scale parameter to define the beta distribution.




Example of generating random normal data




See Also:

Random Data

Web Resource: Weisstein, Eric W., Wolfram MathWorld. | Wikipedia