# GRID Random Points on a Uniform Grid

GRID, a C++ library which randomly selects N distinct points on a uniform grid in the unit hypercube in M-dimensional space.

Note that, unless N is an Mth power of an integer, the program must generate a regular grid with too many points, and then omit some. Choosing which points to omit is done with a random number generator, whose actions are controlled by SEED.

The actual placement of the grid within the unit hypercube leaves some options for the use. It is easiest to describe the options in the 1 dimensional case, and in terms of where the first and last grid point are. Assuming we have N evenly spaced points to place between 0 and 1, the centering options are

• CENTER = 1: first point is 0.0, last point is 1.0;
• CENTER = 2: first point is 1/(N+1), last point is N/(N+1);
• CENTER = 3: first point is 0, last point is (N-1)/N;
• CENTER = 4: first point is 1/N, last point is 1;
• CENTER = 5: first point is 1/(2*N), last point is (2*N-1)/(2*N);

### Languages:

GRID is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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Last revised on 10 March 2020.