org.apache.commons.math3.random
Class UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.commons.math3.random.UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator
All Implemented Interfaces:
RandomVectorGenerator

public class UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator
extends Object
implements RandomVectorGenerator

Generate random vectors isotropically located on the surface of a sphere.

Since:
2.1
Version:
$Id: UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator.java 1416643 2012-12-03 19:37:14Z tn $

Constructor Summary
UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator(int dimension)
          Create an object that will use a default RNG (MersenneTwister), in order to generate the individual components.
UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator(int dimension, RandomGenerator rand)
           
 
Method Summary
 double[] nextVector()
          Generate a random vector.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator

public UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator(int dimension,
                                       RandomGenerator rand)
Parameters:
dimension - Space dimension.
rand - RNG for the individual components of the vectors.

UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator

public UnitSphereRandomVectorGenerator(int dimension)
Create an object that will use a default RNG (MersenneTwister), in order to generate the individual components.

Parameters:
dimension - Space dimension.
Method Detail

nextVector

public double[] nextVector()
Generate a random vector.

Specified by:
nextVector in interface RandomVectorGenerator
Returns:
a random vector as an array of double.


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