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Python Introduction to NumPy Array Organization Indexing

arash shabanpour
arash shabanpour
5,915 Points

i didn't understand what Randomstate is

what is random.RandomState?

1 Answer

Lei He
Lei He
1,617 Points

Hi Arash, according to the Numpy docs:

RandomState exposes a number of methods for generating random numbers drawn from a variety of probability distributions

What we're using here randint is a method of RandomState and it takes these as arguments randint(low[, high, size, dtype]) and returns random integers from low (inclusive) to high (exclusive).

Hope that's helpful.

Jiawei Hu
Jiawei Hu
9,740 Points

And what the 42 in RandomState(42) stands for?

Jiawei Hu, 42 is a reference to the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It's a book and a movie