This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Could anyone tell me how to generate a sequence of random numbers drawn from a normal (or lognormal) distribution. All the random generators in JFC are from uniform distribution. Do I need some stat package for this?