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Topic: generate specific random value except some numbers
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Roger Stafford

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Re: generate specific random value except some numbers
Posted: Jul 15, 2013 5:26 AM
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"Antonio Valentine" <chanloha@gmail.com> wrote in message <krtkqb$rsc$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>...
> Your suggestion is quite straightforward. May I ask for an option of
> A = [1:40];
> B = [10 13 22 27];
> Then I can separate into two vectors where vector B the numbers I want to skip it.
> Is that possible?

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A = 1:40;
B = [10 13 22 27];

S = setdiff(A,B);
r = S(randi(numel(S),n,1));

where n is the desired number of random values.

Note: This should work for any sets A and B, integer-valued or otherwise, provided their 'setdiff' is not empty.

Roger Stafford

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