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Re^3: Randomly biased, random numbers.

by RichardK (Parson)
on Dec 06, 2013 at 11:32 UTC ( #1065962=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Randomly biased, random numbers.
in thread Randomly biased, random numbers.

How about using a inverse log distance distribution? Maybe something like this :-

my $d = max_distance * ( 1 - log( rand(1000) ) / log( 1000 ) );

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Re^4: Randomly biased, random numbers.
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Dec 06, 2013 at 18:54 UTC

    See Re^2: Randomly biased, random numbers. for a similar type of mapping function and why its not suitable.

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