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RANDOM(1)			    BRL-CAD			     RANDOM(1)

NAME
       random -	generates a random number between two specified	values

SYNOPSIS
       random [-s seed]	[-g [-c	center]] [-u] [-v] low high

DESCRIPTION
       random generates	a random number	between	the two	values given by	low
       and high, which are required arguments. The number can be uniform
       across the entire range or it can be a gaussian distribution around the
       center of the range (or a named center).

       The -s option specifies what integer seed to use	to prime the random
       number generator.

       The -u option specifies that the	random number distribution should be
       uniform across the low-to-high range. The -g option specifies that the
       random number distribution should be a gaussian distribution around a
       default or named	center,	specified with the -c option. If neither -u
       nor -g is specified, -u will be used.

       The -v option specifies verbose diagnostic output.

EXAMPLES
	   random 0 100
	   random -g 40	2000

AUTHOR
       BRL-CAD Team

COPYRIGHT
       This software is	Copyright (c) 2010-2019	by the United States
       Government as represented by U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

BUG REPORTS
       Reports of bugs or problems should be submitted via electronic mail to
       devs@brlcad.org

BRL-CAD				  08/29/2020			     RANDOM(1)

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