View Full Version : Generating a random "normal" number

07-19-2008, 10:05 AM
Hello, starting from the kettle tranformation generating a list of random number, we used the Box Muller formula to obtain NORMAL numbers... click on the link (http://studiosynthesis.biz/component/option,com_docman/task,doc_download/gid,12/Itemid,61/) to obtain the tranformation in ktr format.

Hope will be useful.

Why using random numbers extracted from a normal distribution? Take a look at this article: simulating random values from normal distributions using kettle (http://statisticsbi.wordpress.com/2008/06/27/simulating-random-values-from-normal-distributions-using-kettle/)