runifsphere: Random Points on a Sphere

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/ajbplot.R

Description

These functions generate random points on a sphere using different rules.

Usage

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Arguments

n

The number of points to be simulated.

Details

runifsphere generates uniformly-distributed random points on the sphere.

runifsphere.wrong generates random points which are uniformly distributed in (longitude, latitude) coordinates. These are not uniformly distributed on the sphere.

Value

A data frame containing two columns of coordinates: the first column for longitude, the second column for latitude.

Author(s)

Adrian Baddeley and Tom Lawrence

Examples

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