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combinat[randperm] - construct a random permutation

Calling Sequence

randperm( n )

Parameters

n

-

list or set of objects, or positive integer

Description

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If n is a list or set, then randperm returns a random permutation of the elements of n. If n is a positive integer, then a random permutation of the first n positive integers is returned.

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The command with(combinat,randperm) allows the use of the abbreviated form of this command.

Examples

withcombinat,randperm

randperm

(1)

randperm3

3,2,1

(2)

randperma,b,c,d

b,c,d,a

(3)

randpermW,X,Y,Z

X,W,Z,Y

(4)

See Also

combinat[numbperm], combinat[permute]


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