Overview of the RandomTools Package
List of RandomTools Package Commands
List of RandomTools Subpackages
The RandomTools package is the primary interface for random number generation in Maple. In addition, the RandomTools package contains a collection of tools for working with random objects in Maple.
For a quick guide to generating random numbers, arrays, permutations, graphs, polynomials, etc, see the HowDoI,WorkWithRandomGenerators help page.
Each command in the RandomTools package can be accessed by using either the long form or the short form of the command name in the command calling sequence.
As the underlying implementation of the RandomTools package is a module, it is also possible to use the form RandomTools:-command to access a command from the package. For more information, see Module Members.
The following is a list of available commands.
The RandomTools package contains subpackages that implement various pseudo-random number generators. Each of these generators have different properties that makes them attractive for different uses.
The following is a list of subpackages.
The Generate command accepts a so-called "flavor" as a specification of what sort of random objects to generate. The basic, predefined flavors are listed in the following table. They can be combined into structured flavors as described in flavor/structured.
To display the help page for a particular RandomTools command, see Getting Help with a Command in a Package.
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