[R] Random real numbers

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Mar 2 17:35:53 CET 2010

On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Paul Hiemstra <p.hiemstra at geo.uu.nl> wrote:
> frederik vanhaelst wrote:
>> Hi,
>> How could i generate random real numbers between 0 en 2*pi?
>> Thanks,

> Googeling for "R generate random number" gave this as a second hit (on my
> machine):
> http://blog.revolution-computing.com/2009/02/how-to-choose-a-random-number-in-r.html

If the original poster wanted real random numbers instead of random
real numbers:


but I'm not sure how best to convert those real random integers into
real random reals (between 0 and 2pi).


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