[R] Re sampling from an ECDF

Dimitris Rizopoulos d.rizopoulos at erasmusmc.nl
Thu Dec 4 12:18:23 CET 2008

say 'x' is your sample, then try

sample(x, 2000, replace = TRUE)

I hope it helps.


Spiderschwein wrote:
> Good day everyone,
> I have about 500 values to generate my ecdf.
> Now I want to sample 2000 values i.i.d. distributed according to my ecdf.
> Is it possible to sample from an ecdf? 
> If yes, I would appreciate your help.
> Martin

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