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PetscRandomSetType

Builds a context for generating particular type of random numbers.

Synopsis

#include "petscsys.h" 
PetscErrorCode  PetscRandomSetType(PetscRandom rnd, PetscRandomType type)
Collective on PetscRandom

Input Parameters

rnd - The random number generator context
type - The name of the random type

Options Database Key

-random_type <type> -Sets the random type; use -help for a list of available types

Notes

See "petsc/include/petscsys.h" for available random types (for instance, PETSCRAND48, PETSCRAND).

Keywords

random, set, type

See Also

PetscRandomGetType(), PetscRandomCreate()

Level:intermediate
Location:
src/sys/classes/random/interface/randreg.c
Index of all Sys routines
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Index of all manual pages

Examples

src/sys/classes/random/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/sys/classes/random/examples/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/tao/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/minsurf2.c.html