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Random Permutations

Select menu: Data | Random Permutations

Performs a random permutation of the units for a list of factors and/or variates.

  1. After you have imported your data, from the menu select Data | Random Permutations.

Data to randomize

Enter the names of the variates or factors to be randomized.


Sets the seed for the random number generator. A value of 0 will use a random seed generated from the system clock, if this is the first use of the generator; otherwise it will continue the sequence previously used. If the seed is taken from the system clock a message will be produced in the output indicating its value, allowing it to be re-used. Any particular non-zero integer seed will always produce the same underlying sequence of pseudo-random numbers to use in determining the permuted order, so the seed should normally be set to 0 except when you wish to exactly repeat an earlier randomization.

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Updated on June 20, 2019

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