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Re: simulating a Poisson forest

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  • Subject: [mg2909] Re: simulating a Poisson forest
  • From: KOLEH at JOYL.JOENSUU.FI
  • Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 02:18:22 -0500

If each coordinate in the {x,y}-pairs are drawn form independent uniform
distributions, this will generate a Poisson forest. You can do this simply
by using
     Table[{Random[],Random[]},{n}]
where n is the number of "trees". This is of a Poisson forest in a unit square.

Osmo Kolehmainen


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