Pareto Distribution

Transform > Random Data > Pareto


Generates random data from a pareto distribution.



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 shape parameter to define the Pareto distribution.




Example of generating random normal data




See Also:

Random Data

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