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## The uniform distribution on the simplex

### Description

Generates random compositions with a uniform distribution on the (rcomp) simplex.

### Usage

```
runif.acomp(n,D)
runif.rcomp(n,D)
```

### Arguments

`n` |
number of datasets to be simulated |

`D` |
number of parts |

### Value

a generated random dataset of class `"acomp"`

or `"rcomp"`

drawn from a uniform distribution on the simplex of D parts.

### Note

The only difference between both routines is the class of the dataset returned.

### Author(s)

K.Gerald v.d. Boogaart http://www.stat.boogaart.de

### References

Aitchison, J. (1986) *The Statistical Analysis of Compositional
Data* Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability. Chapman &
Hall Ltd., London (UK). 416p.

### See Also

### Examples

```
plot(runif.acomp(10,3))
plot(runif.rcomp(10,3))
```

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*compositions*version 2.0-8 Index]