Return matrices of pseudorandom values.

Description

Generate matrices of pseudorandom values.

Usage

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  rand(m,n)
  randn(m,n)

Arguments

m

Number of matrix rows.

n

Number of matrix columns.

Details

Function rand returns a matrix containing pseudorandom values drawn from the standard uniform distribution (using runif). Function randn returns a matrix containing pseudorandom values drawn from the standard normal distribution (using rnorm).

Value

An m x n numeric matrix.

Author(s)

Peter Carbonetto peter.carbonetto@gmail.com

References

P. Carbonetto and M. Stephens (2012). Scalable variational inference for Bayesian variable selection in regression, and its accuracy in genetic association studies. Bayesian Analysis 7, 73–108.

Examples

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  x <- rand(10,5)
  y <- randn(10,5)