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Generate Gamma Distributed Numbers in Julia

In Julia, one can generate random numbers that follow a Gamma distribution by using the Distribution package. Thereby one can use the rand() function that draws random numbers and specify the Gamma distribution by using the Gamma(a,b) command. The parameters a and b define the shape parameters of the Gamma distribution. This article provides a more generic overview of how to generate random numbers in Julia.

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How to Read an Excel File dircetly form the Web in Julia Language?

In a former blog post (see here) I described how to read an Excel file into Julia. In this post I will focus on how to import an Excel file directly from the Web. This feature might be especially useful for recurring routines that rely on the most up-to-date data. Continue reading How to Read an Excel File dircetly form the Web in Julia Language?

How to Read an Excel File in Julia Language? An example.

This article shortly describes how to read an Excel file into Julia. Generally, one can use different libraries to read Excel files, including XLSXReaderExcelReaders or Taro. In this tutorial I will focus on Taro as it created the fewest problems and provides – at least in my eyes – an easy to understand syntax.
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