[R] Random unit vectors in R^{n}
A.J. Rossini
rossini at blindglobe.net
Tue Aug 27 01:27:25 CEST 2002
>>>>> "tom" == Tom Richards <Richards> writes:
tom> Hello: Can you tell me if there's a simple way to generate in
tom> R random vectors on the unit sphere in R^{n}? Additionally,
tom> are there references for this question? Thanks in advance.
I suspect that you can generate them in R^n and then scale? (i.e.
use (x/|x|) ).
best,
-tony
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