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[NMusers] Re: Random number generation

From: Tingjie Guo <iam_at_tingjieguo.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2019 16:58:56 +0000

Hi Sebastien,

As far as I know, you could write verbatim code to generate random numbers =
during estimation. E.g:

$PK|$DES|$ERROR
RAN = any value ; initialization
"RAN = RAND(0) ; start verbatim code

A random number between 0 and 1 from uniform distribution will be assigned =
to RAN. This function is called for each record of your input data. I belie=
ve it's also possible to call it more/fewer times through checking ICALL.

Warm regards,
Tingjie




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From: owner-nmusers_at_globomaxnm.com <owner-nmusers_at_globomaxnm.com> on behalf=
 of Sebastien Bihorel <sebastien.bihorel_at_cognigencorp.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:34
To: nmusers_at_globomaxnm.com
Subject: [NMusers] Random number generation


Hi,

Is it possible for NONMEM to generate a random number during an estimation =
run?

Thank you

Sebastien Bihorel



Received on Mon Jun 03 2019 - 12:58:56 EDT

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