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Re^2: random pairs

by Perlbotics (Abbot)
on Jul 13, 2012 at 20:26 UTC ( #981716=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: random pairs
in thread random pairs

Unfortunately, that algorithm does not avoid unwanted pairs like [1,23] and [23,1].

Here is a naive try until it works approach:

use strict; use warnings; use List::Util qw(shuffle); my (%keys, @rnds, @pairs); do { %keys = (); @rnds = shuffle (0..99); @pairs = map{ my $r = $rnds[$_]; $keys{"$_,$r"}++; $keys{"$r,$_"}++; [ $_, $r ] } (0..99); } while ( scalar keys %keys != 200 ); # no symmetry means 200 distinct + pairs # @pairs = shuffle( @pairs ); # uncomment if wanted printf( "%3d %3d\n", @{$pairs[$_]}) for (0..99);


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