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How to generate a Gaussian random variable?

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relinquere
relinquere on 23 Jun 2021
Commented: relinquere on 19 Jul 2021
I need to generate Gaussian random variable with mean=0 and standard deviation=2.
How to generate using MATLAB?
Please help me.

Answers (1)

Mohammad Sami
Mohammad Sami on 23 Jun 2021
You can use the function randn to generate the random variable as desired.
a = 2; % standard deviation
b = 0; % mean
nrow = 1000;
ncol = 1;
y = a.*randn(nrow,ncol) + b;
mean(y)
ans = 0.0573
std(y)
ans = 1.9947

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