# # $Id: random.dem,v 1.12.2.1 2006/10/23 05:43:30 sfeam Exp $ # # random.dem # # Lattice test for random numbers; # If you can see any patterns in this plot, the random number generator # is not very good. # # Copyright (c) 1991, Jos van der Woude, jvdwoude@hut.nl # History: # - 6. 6. 2006 ds: added univariate and multivariate normal example # - 10. 5. 2006 ds: added univariate and multivariate normal example # - ?. ? 1991 jvdw: 1st version unset key set xrange [0: 1] set yrange [0: 1] set zrange [0: 1] set title "Lattice test for random numbers" set xlabel "rand(n) ->" set ylabel "rand(n + 1) ->" set zlabel "rand(n + 2) ->" set format x "%3.2f" set format y "%3.2f" set format z "%3.2f" set tics set sample 1000 set style function dots set parametric plot rand(0), rand(0)Click here for minimal script to generate this plot

print "3D plot ahead, one moment please ..." set sample 50 splot rand(0), rand(0), rand(0)Click here for minimal script to generate this plot

print "" print "Multivariate normal distribution" print "" print "The surface plot shows a two variable multivariate probability" print "density function. On the x-y plane are some samples of the random" print "vector and a contour plot illustrating the correlation, which in" print "this case is zero, i.e. a circle. (Easier to view in map mode.)" print "" nsamp = 50 unset xlabel unset ylabel unset zlabel set parametric # A somewhat inelegant way of generating N random data points. A future # non-pressing plot-command feature addition may address this issue. set samples nsamp set format "%8.5g" set table "random.tmp" plot invnorm(rand(0)),invnorm(rand(0)) unset table unset format # tstring(n) = sprintf("%d random samples from a 2D Gaussian PDF with\nunit variance, zero mean and no dependence", n) set title tstring(nsamp) unset key set hidden3d set contour set view 68, 28, 1, 1 set cntrparam levels discrete 0.1 unset clabel set xrange [-3:3] set yrange [-3:3] set zrange [-0.2:0.2] set ztics 0,0.05 set urange [-3:3] set vrange [-3:3] set ticslevel 0 set isosamples 30 splot u,v,( 1/(2*pi) * exp(-0.5 * (u**2 + v**2)) ) with line lc rgb "black", \ "random.tmp" using 1:2:(-0.2) with points pointtype 7 lc rgb "black"Click here for minimal script to generate this plot

unset contour load "stat.inc" print "" print "Simple Monte Carlo simulation" print "" print "The first curve is a histogram where the binned frequency of occurence" print "of a pseudo random variable distributed according to the normal" print "(Gaussian) law is scaled such that the histogram converges to the" print "normal probability density function with increasing number of samples" print "used in the Monte Carlo simulation. The second curve is the normal" print "probability density function with unit variance and zero mean." print "" nsamp = 5000 binwidth = 20 xlow = -3.0 xhigh = 3.0 scale = (binwidth/(xhigh-xlow)) # A somewhat inelegant way of generating N random data points. A future # non-pressing plot-command feature addition may address this issue. set parametric set samples nsamp set format "%8.5g" set table "random.tmp" plot invnorm(rand(0)),(1.0*scale/nsamp) unset table unset format # unset parametric set samples 200 tstring(n) = sprintf("Histogram of %d random samples from a univariate\nGaussian PDF with unit variance and zero mean", n) set title tstring(nsamp) set key set grid set xrange [-3:3] set yrange [0:0.45] bin(x) = (1.0/scale)*floor(x*scale) plot "random.tmp" using (bin($1)):2 smooth frequency with steps \ title "scaled bin frequency", \ normal(x,0,1) with lines title "Gaussian p.d.f."Click here for minimal script to generate this plot

print "" print "Another Monte Carlo simulation" print "" print "This is similar to the previous simulation but uses multivariate" print "zero mean, unit variance normal data by computing the distance " print "each point is from the origin. That distribution is known to fit" print "the Maxwell probability law, as shown." print "" reset # A somewhat inelegant way of generating N random data points. A future # non-pressing plot-command feature addition may address this issue. nsamp = 3000 set parametric set samples nsamp set isosamples 2,2 # Smallest possible set format "%8.5g" set table "random.tmp" splot invnorm(rand(0)),invnorm(rand(0)),invnorm(rand(0)) unset table unset format # oneplot = 1 # if (oneplot) set multiplot layout 1,2 # unset key rlow = -4.0 rhigh = 4.0 set xrange [rlow:rhigh]; set yrange [rlow:rhigh]; set zrange [rlow:rhigh] set xtics axis nomirror; set ytics axis nomirror; set ztics axis nomirror; set border 0 set xyplane at 0 set xzeroaxis lt -1 set yzeroaxis lt -1 set zzeroaxis lt -1 set view 68, 28, 1.4, 0.9 tstring(n) = sprintf("Gaussian 3D cloud of %d random samples\n", n) set title tstring(nsamp) offset graph 0.15, graph -0.33 splot "random.tmp" every :::::0 with dots if (!oneplot) pause -1 "Hit return to continue" unset parametric unset xzeroaxis; unset yzeroaxis; set border set grid set samples 200 set size 0.47,0.72 set origin 0.44,0.18 tstring(n) = sprintf("Histogram of distance from origin of\n%d multivariate unit variance samples", n) set title tstring(nsamp) offset graph 0, graph 0.15 set key bmargin right vertical xlow = 0.0 xhigh = 4.5 binwidth = 20 scale = (binwidth/(xhigh-xlow)) set xrange [0:xhigh] set yrange [0:0.65] bin(x) = (1.0/scale)*floor(x*scale) plot "random.tmp" using (bin(sqrt($1**2+$2**2+$3**2))):(1.0*scale/nsamp) every :::::0 smooth frequency with steps \ title "scaled bin frequency", \ maxwell(x, 1/sqrt(2)) with lines title "Maxwell p.d.f." # if (oneplot) unset multiplot #Click here for minimal script to generate this plot

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