generating random tuples in python

Tim Roberts timr at
Tue Apr 21 07:23:30 CEST 2009

per <perfreem at> wrote:
>i am generating a list of random tuples of numbers between 0 and 1
>using the rand() function, as follows:
>how can i maximize the amount of "numeric distance" between the
>elements of this list, but still make sure that all the tuples 
>have numbers strictly between 0 and 1 (inclusive)?

In doing so, you will be making the numbers non-random.  Statistically
speaking, a sufficiently long series of random numbers will often have
short sequences that are very close to each other.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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