rv_continuous.rvs(*args, **kwds)[source]

Random variates of given type.


arg1, arg2, arg3,... : array_like

The shape parameter(s) for the distribution (see docstring of the instance object for more information).

loc : array_like, optional

Location parameter (default=0).

scale : array_like, optional

Scale parameter (default=1).

size : int or tuple of ints, optional

Defining number of random variates (default is 1).

random_state : None or int or np.random.RandomState instance, optional

If int or RandomState, use it for drawing the random variates. If None, rely on self.random_state. Default is None.


rvs : ndarray or scalar

Random variates of given size.