[R] Seed of Random number generation
sharpsteen at mac.com
Sat May 2 06:28:47 CEST 2009
> Dear all, is it possible to extract the seed that was used for some random
> number generation? For example suppose I draw a random sample of size 1000
> from a normal population :
> Now I want to know what seed R used for that sample generation. Any way
> Thanks and regards,
I believe R creates a random seed after a random number generation function
such as rnorm is called. The seed is stored in the vector .Random.seed .
See ?RNG for more info on how to load, save and tweak the random seed.
Environmental Resources Engineering
Humboldt State University
View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Seed-of-Random-number-generation-tp23342886p23342890.html
Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
More information about the R-help