Find an example of congruential unit random number generator, Mathematics

1. Suppose the arrival times of phone calls in a help centre follow a Poisson process with rate 20 per hour (so the inter-arrival times are independent exponential random variables). Management are interested in simulating the arrival process in order to decide whether to employ a new customers services representative.

(a) Use the internet or a text book to find an example of a congruential unit random number generator that is different to the one given in the lecture notes and lab exercises.

(b) Use your random number generator to explain why random numbers generated on a computer are called 'pseudo random numbers'.

(c) Use your random number generator to generate 3 unit random numbers. State what 'seed' is used and explain how this can be used to repeat simulation experiments.

(d) Assuming the memory less property and a starting time of 1pm, use your simulated unit random numbers above to generate the arrival times of the next 3 calls arriving at the centre.

 

 

Posted Date: 3/22/2013 3:07:08 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Find an example of congruential unit random number generator, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Find an example of congruential unit random number generator, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Find an example of congruential unit random number generator Discussions

Write discussion on Find an example of congruential unit random number generator
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
With a compass draw the arc associated with a 720° angle, it looks like a circle. With a protractor, label the angle in multiples of 45° and 30° up to 720°.  Notice 30° and 390° ar

how much distance is covered by a man if he is travelling at a speed of 45km/h in 5 sec

tan9x = (tan7x + tan2x)/(1 - tan7x*tan2x) here its given 1 - tan2x*tan7x= 0 implies tan9x = infinity since tan9x = (3tan3x - tan^3(3x))/(1 - 3tan^2 (3x)) = infinity implies

By the method of completion of squares show that the equation 4x 2 +3x +5 = 0 has no real roots. Ans:    4 x 2 +3 x +5=0 ⇒  x 2 + 3/4 x + 5 = 0 ⇒   x 2 + 3/4 x +

Seth has a pet goldfish. When he got his goldfish , it was only 5 centimeters long . Now it has grown to be 92 millimeters long. How many millimeters has the goldfish grown since

Computing Limits :In the earlier section we saw that there is a large class of function which allows us to use to calculate limits. However, there are also several limits for whi

Example of Trig Substitutions Evaluate the subsequent integral. ∫ √((25x 2 - 4) / x) (dx) Solution In this type of case the substitution u = 25x 2 - 4 will not wo

ABC is a triangle right angled at c. let BC=a, CA=b, AB=c and lrt p be the length of the perpendicular from C on AB. prove that cp=ab and 1/p2=1/a2+1/b2

smart mind

Derive for the filter from z=a and poles at z=b andz=c, where a, b, c are the real constants the corresponding difference equation. For what values of parameters a, b, and c the fi