random


Purpose
Generate a random number.
Synopsis
function random:real
Return value
A randomly generated number in the interval [0,1).
Example
In the following i is assigned a random integer value between 1 and 10:
i:= integer(round((10*random)+0.5))
Further information
Each model uses its own generator which is randomly initialized when the model execution starts. The sequence may also be reset using procedure setrandseed.
Related topics
setrandseed.


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