Zombies are pretty cool. This post describes something a little less cool, but uses zombies to explain the concept (in a shallow, transparent attempt to capture your attention!)
Zombie Door Method
Imagine we want to generate a uniformly distributed random sampling in some complex space that our random number generator does not directly support.
Let me start with an simple example. Imagine we have a random number generator that produces a random integer between 1 and 100. However, we actually want to generate random numbers between 41 and 50. (I know there are better ways to do this, but …
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