[R] generating RANDOM ROWS from matrix

Doran, Harold HDoran at air.org
Wed Mar 15 22:22:31 CET 2006

Is something like this what your looking for:

x   <- matrix(c(rnorm(100)),ncol=10)
sub <- sample(5, replace=TRUE) # For sampling with replacement



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Subject: [R] generating RANDOM ROWS from matrix

Dear group,

I would like to generate a 1000 random rows from a MATRIX with
dimensions 12,000 by 20 (i.e. to generate a 1000 by 20 matrix of random

Does the function sample() work for this???

thank you in advance

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