fair_dice_simulation, a Python code which simulates N games in which two fair dice are thrown and summed.


fair_dice_simulation ( n )


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


fair_dice_simulation is available in a C version and a C++ version and a Fortran90 version and a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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python_simulation, a Python code which uses simulation to study card games, contests, and other processes which have a random element. Usually, the purpose is to try to predict the average behavior of the system over many trials.


  1. Paul Nahin,
    Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems,
    Princeton University Press, 2008,
    ISBN13: 978-0-691-12698-2,
    LC: QA273.25.N34.
  2. Dianne OLeary,
    Scientific Computing with Case Studies,
    SIAM, 2008,
    ISBN13: 978-0-898716-66-5,
    LC: QA401.O44.

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Last revised on 17 November 2022.