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Re: User problem

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  • Subject: [mg23997] Re: [mg23971] User problem
  • From: BobHanlon at
  • Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 01:45:39 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In a message dated 6/18/2000 3:39:33 AM, joseph468 at writes:

>I am trying to contstruct a table of random integers
>between 1 and 4. I'd like to vary the number of
>elements in the table from time to time. The
>contruction that I use in Mathematica is as follows:
>genome = Table[i = Random[Integer, {1, 4}], {i, 249}]
>The problem with this is as follows: the above
>generates tables of varying length up to and including
>249 elements.  However, when I try to generate any
>table containing more than 249 elements, I get the
>following error message on my screen:
>This program has performed an illegal operation and
>will be shut down.  If the problem persists please
>contact the vendor.
>I have version 4 of Mathematica, and am running it on
>a Windows98 platform (Dell NoteBook)

genome = Table[Random[Integer, {1, 4}], {249}];

Bob Hanlon

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