protocol

randomp

Random number generator protocol.

Author: Paulo Moura
Version: 2.4
Date: 2018/8/14
Compilation flags:
static
Dependencies:
(none)
Remarks:
(none)

Public predicates

random/1

Returns a new random float value in the interval [0.0, 1.0[.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
random(Random)
Mode and number of proofs:
random(-float) - one

between/3

Returns a new random integer in the interval [Lower, Upper]. Fails if Lower or Upper are not integers or if Lower > Upper.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
between(Lower,Upper,Random)
Mode and number of proofs:
between(+integer,+integer,-integer) - zero_or_one

member/2

Returns a random member of a list. Fails if the list is empty.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
member(Random,List)
Mode and number of proofs:
member(-term,+list(term)) - zero_or_one

select/3

Returns a random member of a list and the rest of the list. Fails if the list is empty.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
select(Random,List,Rest)
Mode and number of proofs:
select(-term,+list(term),-list(term)) - zero_or_one

permutation/2

Returns a random permutation of a list.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
permutation(List,Permutation)
Mode and number of proofs:
permutation(+list,-list) - one

sequence/4

Returns list of random integers of given length in random order in interval [Lower, Upper]. Fails if Length, Lower, or Upper are not integers or if Lower > Upper.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
sequence(Length,Lower,Upper,List)
Mode and number of proofs:
sequence(+integer,+integer,+integer,-list(integer)) - zero_or_one

set/4

Returns ordered set of random integers of given size in interval [Lower, Upper]. Fails if Length, Lower, or Upper are not integers, if Lower > Upper, or if Length > Upper - Lower + 1.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
set(Length,Lower,Upper,Set)
Mode and number of proofs:
set(+integer,+integer,+integer,-list(integer)) - zero_or_one

random/3

Returns a new random value in the interval [Lower, Upper[. Fails if Lower > Upper. Deprecated. Use between/3 for integers.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
random(Lower,Upper,Random)
Mode and number of proofs:
random(+integer,+integer,-integer) - zero_or_one
random(+float,+float,-float) - zero_or_one

randseq/4

Returns list of random values of given length in random order in interval [Lower, Upper[. Fails if Lower > Upper or if the arguments are neither integers or floats. Deprecated. Use sequence/4 for integers.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
randseq(Length,Lower,Upper,List)
Mode and number of proofs:
randseq(+integer,+integer,+integer,-list(integer)) - zero_or_one
randseq(+integer,+float,+float,-list(float)) - zero_or_one

randset/4

Returns ordered set of random values of given size in interval [Lower, Upper[. Fails if the arguments are neither integers or floats, Lower > Upper, or Length > Upper - Lower when arguments are integers. Deprecated. Use set/4 for integers.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
randset(Length,Lower,Upper,Set)
Mode and number of proofs:
randset(+integer,+integer,+integer,-list(integer)) - zero_or_one
randset(+integer,+float,+float,-list(float)) - zero_or_one

get_seed/1

Gets the current random generator seed. Seed should be regarded as an opaque ground term.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
get_seed(Seed)
Mode and number of proofs:
get_seed(-ground) - one

set_seed/1

Sets the random generator seed to a given value returned by calling the get_seed/1 predicate.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
set_seed(Seed)
Mode and number of proofs:
set_seed(+ground) - one

maybe/0

Succeeds or fails with equal probability.

Compilation flags:
static
Mode and number of proofs:
maybe - zero_or_one

maybe/1

Succeeds with probability Probability or fails with probability 1 - Probability. Fails if Probability is not a float or is outside the interval [0.0, 1.0].

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
maybe(Probability)
Mode and number of proofs:
maybe(+probability) - zero_or_one

maybe/2

Succeeds with probability K/N where K and N are integers satisfying the equation 0 =< K =< N. Fails otherwise.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
maybe(K,N)
Mode and number of proofs:
maybe(+non_negative_integer,+non_negative_integer) - zero_or_one

maybe_call/1

Calls a goal or fails without calling it with equal probability. When the goal is called, it determines if this predicate succeeds once or fails.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
maybe_call(Goal)
Meta-predicate template:
maybe_call(0)
Mode and number of proofs:
maybe_call(+callable) - zero_or_one

maybe_call/2

Calls a goal or fails without calling it with probability Probability. When the goal is called, it determines if this predicate succeeds once or fails.

Compilation flags:
static
Template:
maybe_call(Probability,Goal)
Meta-predicate template:
maybe_call(*,0)
Mode and number of proofs:
maybe_call(+probability,+callable) - zero_or_one