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Re: simulating a Poisson forest

  • Subject: [mg2909] Re: simulating a Poisson forest
  • From: KOLEH at JOYL.JOENSUU.FI
  • Date: 9 Jan 1996 03:52:58 -0600
  • Approved: usenet@wri.com
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  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • Sender: mj at wri.com

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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