[Rcpp-devel] Rcpp equivalent of sample()?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sat May 14 23:54:40 CEST 2011

On 14 May 2011 at 14:11, Chris DuBois wrote:
| I'm just getting my feet wet with some Rcpp.  I'm comfortable with R but new
| to C++.  In the Rcpp vignettes, I found some of the R-like functions for
| sampling from distributions (runif, rnorm, etc), but I didn't see a function
| mimicking sample(). I checked the list of unit tests and didn't see it there
| either.  Have I missed it?  Is there a C++ function I should be using to
| sample (with replacement in my particular situation) from a vector (with
| provided weights).

No, sorry, I think you'd have to write a local version.  


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