AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for RANDOM in 31DEC19



As of Tue Dec 18 12:08:51 2018



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RANDOM
Type:  verb (function)
Use:   To find a random number from 0 to 1.
Grammer:  RANDOM value
          Or: RANDOM(value)
       where value is any POPS adverb.  The adverb value is not
       examined or changed but the compiler requires this.  The random
       number is left on the stack (replacing value).
Example:  X = RANDOM(I)
       Find a random number from 0 to 1 and save it in X.

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