Re: Sorting complex points

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg55911] Re: Sorting complex points*From*: "Alan" <info at optioncity.REMOVETHIS.net>*Date*: Sat, 9 Apr 2005 03:56:47 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <d356km$ovn$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"OT" <montoz at iol.it> wrote in message news:d356km$ovn$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hi all, > > I'm trying to sort lists of random complex points on the unit circle > using their angles as criterion to sort them: I mean, if > z=Cos[a]+I*Sin[a] and w=Cos[b]+I*Sin[b]( 0<=a,b<2*Pi ), > I want z<w if a<b; > > how can i do that? Take a list of points on the unit circle: pts = Table[E^(I Random[] ), {i, 1, 5}] Then Sort[pts, Arg[#1] < Arg[#2] &] alan