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How to generate random points in a particular angle ?

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SUSHMA MB
SUSHMA MB on 7 Jun 2017
Commented: Torsten on 8 Jun 2017
I need to generate random points in a particular angle, i.e., in a conic shape.

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Adam
Adam on 7 Jun 2017
Points in how many dimensions? Please give a more specific question.

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Torsten
Torsten on 7 Jun 2017
Generate a random point in a box that contains your conic. Accept the random point if it falls into the conic, otherwise reject it.
Best wishes
Torsten.

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Torsten
Torsten on 8 Jun 2017
The answer by "Loginatorist" shows the principle for uniformly distributed points in a circle of radius r:
https://de.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/294-generate-random-points-inside-a-circle
Best wishes
Torsten.

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