dice_roll: Dice simulator

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Examples

Description

Simulates rolling of a set of dice.

Usage

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dice.roll(faces, dice, rolls, weights)

Arguments

faces

The number of faces the dice have; if unspecified, it defaults to 6.

dice

The number of dice to roll; if unspecified, it defaults to 2.

rolls

The number of times to roll the die; if unspeciefid, it defaults to 5.

weights

A vector of probability weights to assign to each face of the die; if unspecified, it defaults to a fair die with weights 1/N. If specified, its lenght must obviously be equals to the number of faces and all the single weights must sum up to 1.

Details

The function returns an object of class diceRoll, namely a list whose values are themselves data.table objects, in turn, so that one can directly apply any data.table function thereupon.

Value

results

The numerical results rolled.

frequencies

A table containing each single occurrency (permutation) of results and the corresponding frequencies.

sums_freq

A table containing the frequencies of the sums of the values obtained in each single roll by all the dice. A cumulative sum is provided too.

exp_value_sum

The expectation value of the sum of the values obtained.

Examples

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dice.roll(faces = 6, dice = 3, rolls = 5)

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