[R] Random unit vectors in R^{n}

Cyril Humbert humbertc at univ-mlv.fr
Wed Aug 28 13:10:39 CEST 2002

Richards, Tom wrote:
> Hello:
> 	Can you tell me if there's a simple way to generate in R random
> vectors on the unit sphere in R^{n}?  Additionally, are there references for
> this question?  Thanks in advance.
> Tom

There's some references in the documentation of the gsl library
(GNU scientific library). 
See http://sources.redhat.com/gsl/ref/gsl-ref_19.html#SEC303

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