[R] seed

Greg Snow Greg.Snow at imail.org
Mon Apr 26 22:37:38 CEST 2010

The set.seed function works like you show.  If you want to get a little fancier you can use the char2seed function from the TeachingDemos package, then you could set you seed with something like:

> char2seed('jimmy')

Or another string that represents the simulation.

Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow at imail.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Jimmy Söderly
> Sent: Monday, April 26, 2010 8:46 AM
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> Subject: [R] seed
> Hi everybody,
> How can I set the seed for my simulations ? Is "set.seed(123456)"
> alright ?
> Thanks a lot,
> Jimmy
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