[R] Subsetting from pareto distribution

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Apr 28 21:49:48 CEST 2015

On Apr 28, 2015, at 12:20 PM, W Z wrote:

> I have a dataset of 20k records heavily right skewed as pareto
> distribution, I'd like to pull 1k subset of it with same distribution, any
> R package would do that?

Why not just:

 subdat <- dat[sample( nrow(dat), 1000), ] # if "dataset" is a dataframe


subdat <- dat[sample( length(dat), 1000) ] # if "dataset" is a vector

> Thanks.
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David Winsemius
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