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Topic: Random numbers generation with variable bound
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Random numbers generation with variable bound
Posted: Jan 16, 2014 4:20 AM
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I need to create a vector of N random numbers x(N) that satisfies the following constraints:

sum x(i) = s
lb(i) < x(i) < ub(i) for i ? {1...N}

where s is a scalar and lb(N) and ub(N) are vectors.

Note that the lower and the upper bounds are different for each i. I found randfixedsum function but the upper and lower bounds have to be the same for each number.

How can i solve this problem?

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