box_distance, a MATLAB code which estimates the distribution and expected value of the distance between two points picked uniformly at random within a 3D box.

The box has sides a <= b <= c.


The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license


box_distance is available in a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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matlab_distance, a MATLAB code which estimates the typical distance between a pair of points randomly selected from the surface or interior of a geometric object such as a circle, disk, sphere, cube.


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Last revised on 19 May 2023.