TY - GEN ID - cogprints3723 UR - http://cogprints.org/3723/ A1 - Brysbaert, Marc Y1 - 1991/// N2 - Simulations and experiments frequently demand the generation of random numbera that have specific distributions. This article describes which distributions should be used for the most cammon problems and gives algorithms to generate the numbers.It is also shown that a commonly used permutation algorithm (Nilsson, 1978) is deficient. PB - Psychonomic Society KW - generation random numbers KW - simulations KW - randomisation TI - Algorithms for randomness in the behavioral sciences: A tutorial SP - 45 AV - public EP - 60 ER -