Re: [R] R: simulation

From: Clark Allan <Allan_at_STATS.uct.ac.za>
Date: Fri 04 Mar 2005 - 23:21:27 EST

Hi

thanx for the reply.

i used your code and pasted it into R and ran it a few times. the output is below. what i want is to get the same output every time the program is run. is this possible?

another question?

x<-rnorm(100)
y<-rnorm(100)

is x and y independent?

> rnorm(1)

[1] 0.4251004
> rnorm(1)

[1] -0.2386471
> rnorm(1)

[1] 1.058483
> rnorm(1)

[1] 0.8864227
> rnorm(1)

[1] -0.619243
> rnorm(1)

[1] 2.206102
> rnorm(1)

[1] -0.2550270
> rnorm(1)

[1] -1.424495
> rnorm(1)

[1] -0.1443996
> rnorm(1)

[1] 0.2075383
> rnorm(1)

[1] 2.307978
> rnorm(1)

[1] 0.1058024

Dimitris Rizopoulos wrote:
>
> look at ?set.seed, e.g.,
>
> rnorm. <- function(seed, ...){

> set.seed(seed)
> rnorm(...)
> }
> #########
> rnorm.(100, 1, 2)
>
> I hope it helps.
>
> Best,
> Dimitris
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Clark Allan" <Allan@stats.uct.ac.za>
> To: <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Sent: Friday, March 04, 2005 12:07 PM
> Subject: [R] R: simulation
>
> > hi all
> >
> > a simple question
> >
> > i want to run simulations in r. i however want the experiments to be
> > repeated at a later time with exactly the same numbers by other
> > users.

> > can i set the random number seed for rnorm in some way?
> >
> > e.g. is there some arguement that goes with rnorm?
> >
> > please supply an example
> >
> > regards
> > Allan
>
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