# Web Science/Part2: Emerging Web Properties/Generative Models for the Web/Sampling from a probability distribution

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# Sampling from a probability distribution

- Understand how to sample values from an arbitrary probability distribution
- Have seen yet another application of the cumulative distribution function
- Understand that sampling from a distribution is just a coordinate transformation of the uniform distribution

The slides can be found at File:Sampling-from-a-probability-distribution.pdf