Binomial Distribution

Transform > Random Data > Binomial


Generates random data from a binomial distribution.

The binomial distribution is based on the probability of observing successes in a fixed number of independent trials. Data are integers greater than or equal to 0.



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.

Num of trials:
Enter number of trials you want to define the binomial distribution.

Prob of success:
Enter number between 0 and 1 for the probability of success, which will be used to define the binomial distribution.




Example of generating random normal data




See Also:

Random Data

Web Resource: NIST e-Handbook of Statistical Methods, 2006 | Weisstein, Eric W., Wolfram MathWorld. | Wikipedia