RAND


Synopsis


Generate a pseudo-random real number

Stack Diagram


Input Stack Output Stack
Rpseudo-random
Level 1 / Argument 1 Level 1

Legend

Type Function
Parallel list processing Group 1
Affected by flags None

Description


The RAND function returns a pseudo-random number. The sequence is generated by the xoroshiro128+ (v1.0) pseudo-random number generator.

Compatibility


This command is fully compatible with userRPL.

Usage


The following program

« 32 SETPREC
  -1 RDZ
  RAND
»

will result in

1:                0.437333743646
……………………………………………………………………………………

Related Commands


Statistics 2

Command Short Description
RDZ Initialize random number generator with a seed
RAND Generate a random real number
  • manual/chapter6/statistics/cmd_rand.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/10/22 15:03
  • by jojo1973